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Grand Rapids in 1856

Scene of early Grand Rapids viewed from the...

Indian Mounds

Indian Mounds

Forty six grass covered mounds, surrounded by trees, stood on mission land along the west side of the Grand River, south of Bridge Street.


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TitleIndian Mounds

During the 1850s the trees were cut down and low places were filled in while Indian artifacts were either destroyed, taken, or sold.

Location In PhotoGrand Rapids MI
CollectionColl. #18-251, History & Special Collections Dept.


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


InstitutionGrand Rapids Public Library
Physical Storage LocationGrand Rapids Public Library, Main Branch

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