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    • Grand Ledge - Seven Islands Resort pavillion

    • Black and white photograph of the pavillion on Third Island on the Grand River, part of the Seven Islands Resort in Grand Ledge, Michigan.
    • Grand Ledge (Mich.); Eaton County (Mich.); Grand River; Seven Islands Resort (Grand Ledge, Mich.); resorts; recreation; rivers; sports & recreation facilities;
    • Grand Ledge - Grand River and Stone Dam

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1887-1895 showing the Stone Dam on Grand River at Grand Ledge, Michigan. The Stone Dam was constructed in 1887 by J.S. Mudge, the then new owner of the Seven Islands Resort. This dam created a deep, level body...
    • Grand Ledge (Mich.); Eaton County (Mich.); Grand River; Stone Dam (Grand Ledge, Mich.); cityscapes; rivers; dams;
    • Grand Ledge - Flood of 1893

    • Black and white photograph from 1893 showing the rapidly-moving flooded Grand River in Grand Ledge, Michigan. The flood of 1893 is also known as the Great Ice Flood, as the flood waters included chunks of ice which damaged buildings.
    • Grand Ledge (Mich.); Eaton County (Mich.); Grand River; rivers; flood scenes; dwellings; disasters
    • Grand Ledge - Men posing on ledges

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1885-1895 of two men posing on the natural ledges found around Grand Ledge, Michigan.
    • Grand Ledge (Mich.); Eaton County (Mich.); tourism; men; people; nature scenes;
    • Grand Ledge - Men on ledges with High Bridge in background

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1885-1895 showing men standing on the ledges along the Grand River in Grand Ledge, Michigan. In the background is the High Bridge - a railroad bridge built in 1887 by the Detroit, Grand Rapids and Western...
    • Grand Ledge (Mich.); Eaton County (Mich.); Grand River; men; rivers; bridges; High Bridge (Grand Ledge, Mich.); nature scenes; tourism; railroad bridges
    • Grand Ledge - "Up the Glen"

    • Black and white stereograph of scenery around Grand Ledge, Michigan and the Grand River.
    • Grand Ledge (Mich.); Eaton County (Mich.); Grand River; nature scenes; rivers; carriages and coaches
    • Grand Ledge - "The Island House, Grand Ledge, Mich."

    • Color postcard from circa 1907-1911 showing the Island House Hotel on Second Island, part of the Seven Islands Resort in Grand Ledge, Michigan. The resort, which changed hands three times, was significantly built up in the late 1880s and early...
    • Grand Ledge (Mich.); Eaton County (Mich.); Seven Islands Resort (Grand Ledge, Mich.); Island House Hotel (Grand Ledge, Mich.); hotels; islands; resorts; postcards
    • Grand Ledge - Lions Head Rock

    • Black and white photograph of Lions Head Rock, one of the most well-known ledges in Grand Ledge, Michigan, above Sandstone Creek off of Grand River. Part of the rock was destroyed in 1936 when the city blasted it to lay a drainage pipe.
    • Grand Ledge (Mich.); Eaton County (Mich.); Lions Head Rock (Grand Ledge, Mich.); nature scenes; people; men; tourism; recreation
    • Grand Ledge - "Bridge Street, Grand Ledge, Mich."

    • Color postcard from approximately 1914 of the first auto parade in Grand Ledge, Michigan, approximately 1905. 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.
    • 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 - Bird's-eye view of Grand Ledge

    • Black and white postcard from approximately 1909 showing a bird's-eye view of Grand Ledge, Michigan. The Crawford Chair Company building with its distinctive 8-story tower can be seen in the background. The company was founded by one of the...
    • Grand Ledge (Mich.); Eaton County (Mich.); aerial views; cityscapes; dwellings; buildings; residential neighborhoods; Crawford Chair Company (Grand Ledge, Mich.); postcards
    • Grand Ledge - "Grand Ledge Chair Co., Grand Ledge, Mich."

    • Black and white postcard of the Grand Ledge Chair Company factory in Grand Ledge, Michigan. Founded in 1883, it passed through various ownerships until it folded in 1982. The factory in the image was constructed in 1902.
    • Grand Ledge (Mich.); Eaton County (Mich.); Grand Ledge Chair Company (Grand Ledge, Mich.); factories; buildings; manufacturing; postcards
    • Grand Ledge - "W. Scott Street, Grand Ledge, Mich."

    • Black and white postcard from approximately 1907 showing the Methodist Episcopal Church and the Free-will Baptist Church on West Scott Street in Grand Ledge, Michigan.
    • Grand Ledge (Mich.); Eaton County (Mich.); United Methodist Church (Grand Ledge, Mich.); Grand Ledge Baptist Church (Grand Ledge, Mich.); Scott Street (Grand Ledge, Mich.); ; street scenes; church buildings; postcards

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