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    • Map of Grand Ledge

    • Printed color wash map of the town of Grand Ledge in Eaton County, Michigan in 1895. Map shows land owners in and around the town of Grand Ledge, Michigan. Map also shows the villages of Bellevue and Chester. No scale given.
    • Grand Ledge (Mich.); street configuration; villages; railroads; rivers; land ownership
    • Sutherland, Mae Stark

    • Mae Stark Sutherland, mother of Jessie Swift of Grand Ledge. 10 year old girl in watered taffeta dress. 1/6 plate; scalloped mat, somewhat tarnished; case is paper covered wood; clasp gone; hinge good.
    • Daguerreotype; Sutherland, Mae Stark; Grand Ledge (Mich.); Woman
    • MS 56-6: Gladys Niles Halbert Collection  1864-09-04 Letter from Daniel Halbert

    • Letter from Daniel Halbert to his cousin, Maria Halbert, dated September 4, 1864. In this letter, he discusses Grand Ledge (Mich.), the sand and heat at Fort Gaines, Alabama, the surrender of Fort Gaines, and his desire to receive a new housewife.
    • American Civil War; Daniel Halbert; Halbert, Daniel; Maria Halbert; Halbert, Maria; Sixth Michigan Infantry; 6th Michigan Infantry; private; Fort Gaines (Ala.); Grand Ledge (Mich.); sand; weather; regimental history; housewife;
    • Grand Ledge - "City Hall - Grand Ledge"

    • Black and white postcard from approximately 1909 showing the Grand Ledge, Michigan city hall and fire house on the corner of Bridge and River Streets.
    • Grand Ledge (Mich.); Eaton County (Mich.); Grand Ledge City Hall (Grand Ledge, Mich.); city halls; storefronts; stores; fire stations; buildings; bell towers; street scenes; Bridge Street (Grand Ledge, Mich.); River Street (Grand Ledge, Mich.);
    • Sisters of John Freemyre

    • Double daguerreotype, sisters of John Freemyre (ancestors or Mrs. Jessie Swift of Grand Ledge) seated pose with hands on lap, beautiful floral print dresses, with embroidered high collars closed with a cameo pin. 1/6 plate, rectangular mat with...
    • Daguerreotype; Families; Women; Grand Ledge (Mich.);Sisters
    • Grand Ledge - Bridge Street Bridge under construction

    • Black and white postcard from circa 1909-1910 showing the concrete Bridge Street bridge being constructed, replacing the 1870 iron bridge, in Grand Ledge, Michigan.
    • Grand Ledge (Mich.); Eaton County (Mich.); Bridge Street (Grand Ledge, Mich.); bridges; construction sites; men; construction workers; postcards
    • Unidentified portrait of two men and one woman

    • Unidentified portrait of 2 men and 1 woman all seated. One is father of Jessie Swift, Grand Ledge, woman seated in center, long curls to shoulders, long dress with flared cuffs, each man in suit, vest, white shirt and tie. 1/9 [?] plate,...
    • Daguerreotype; Men; Woman; Grand Ledge (Mich.)
    • Grand Ledge - West side of South Bridge Street

    • Black and white photo postcard from approximately 1907 showing the storefronts on the west side of South Bridge Street (looking north) in Grand Ledge, Michigan.
    • Grand Ledge (Mich.); Eaton County (Mich.); Bridge Street (Grand Ledge, Mich.); storefronts; stores; street scenes; carriages and coaches; clothing stores; drugstores; people; postcards
    • Grand Ledge - Auto parade, 1905

    • Black and white photo postcard from 1905 of the first auto parade in Grand Ledge, Michigan. Ransom E. Olds (founder of Olds Motor Vehicle Company in Lansing, and the Oldsmobile and Reo brands) and his wife are in the first car. The street is the...
    • Grand Ledge (Mich.); Eaton County (Mich.); Olds, Ransom Eli, 1864-1950; Bridge Street (Grand Ledge, Mich.); carriages and coaches; automobiles; parades; crowds; people; men; women; storefronts; street scenes; postcards
    • Grand Ledge - Second Island, Seven Islands Resort

    • Black and white postcard showing the bridges to Second Island and the Island House Hotel, part of the Seven Islands Resort on the Grand River in Grand Ledge, Michigan. The resort, which changed hands three times, was significantly built up in the...
    • Grand Ledge (Mich.); Eaton County (Mich.); Grand River; Seven Islands Resort (Grand Ledge, Mich.); rivers; bridges; islands; resorts; Island House Hotel (Grand Ledge, Mich.); hotels; buildings; postcards
    • Grand Ledge - Steamer Lanota docked at Second Island

    • Black and white postcard from approximately 1907 showing the steamer Lanota docked at Second Island, part of Seven Islands Resort in Grand Ledge, Michigan. Steamers were always a part of the Seven Islands Resort, bringing vacationers to and from...
    • Grand Ledge (Mich.); Eaton County (Mich.); Grand River; Seven Islands Resort (Grand Ledge, Mich.); steamboats; ferries; boats; rivers; docks; resorts; islands; postcards
    • Grand Ledge - Steamer Lanota on Grand River

    • Black and white photograph of the steamer Lanota ferrying people on the Grand River in Grand Ledge, Michigan. Steamers were always a part of the Seven Islands Resort, bringing vacationers to and from the islands. The Lanota was launched by the...
    • Grand Ledge (Mich.); Eaton County (Mich.); Grand River; Seven Islands Resort (Grand Ledge, Mich.); steamboats; ferries; boats; rivers; resorts; islands; postcards
    • Grand Ledge - Boat landing and Round House on Second Island

    • Black and white postcard showing the boat landing and Round House on Second Island, part of Seven Islands Resort, on the Grand River in Grand Ledge, Michigan. J. S. Mudge, then-owner of the resort, had envisioned the Round House as a mechanical...
    • Grand Ledge (Mich.); Eaton County (Mich.); Grand River; Seven Islands Resort (Grand Ledge, Mich.); Round House (Grand Ledge, Mich.); boats; steamboats; resorts; recreation; islands; rivers; postcards
    • Grand Ledge - "Third Island and Casino, Grand Ledge, Mich."

    • Black and white postcard from approximately 1912 showing the steamer Lanota on the Grand River in front of Third Island, part of the Seven Islands Resort in Grand Ledge, Michigan. On the island can be seen the casino - not a modern-day gambling...
    • Grand Ledge (Mich.); Eaton County (Mich.); Grand River; Seven Islands Resort (Grand Ledge, Mich.); steamboats; ferries; boats; rivers; islands; resorts; recreation; casinos; sports & recreation facilities; postcards
    • Grand Ledge - West side of South Bridge Street

    • Black and white postcard from approximately 1951 showing the west side of the 200 block of South Bridge Street in Grand Ledge, Michigan.
    • Grand Ledge (Mich.); Eaton County (Mich.); Bridge Street (Grand Ledge, Mich.); storefronts; street scenes; furniture stores; stores; automobiles; postcards

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