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Grand Rapids in 1856

Scene of early Grand Rapids viewed from the...

Island Market

Island Market

The hand-colored postcard depicts horsedrawn wagons filled with produce brought to market by farmers from the surrounding area. Trees in the background are probably along the Grand River suggesting that this is the wholesale market on Island No. 3.


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TitleIsland Market

The wholesale market, established on Island No. 3, was located between the Fulton and Wealthy St. bridges. 

Location In PhotoGrand Rapids MI
CollectionThomas R. Dilley

Reproduction and copyright information regarding this image is available from Grand Rapids History & Special Collections, Archives, Grand Rapids Public Library, Grand Rapids, MI

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