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    • First Michigan Colored Infantry - Page 004

    • This volume follows the Michigan volunteers in the First Michigan Colored Infantry. The series is a compilation of the military history of each soldier of the Civil War who was a resident of the State of Michigan at the time of enlistment.
    • American Civil War; Regimental Histories; Soldiers; First Michigan Colored Infantry; African American soldiers; African Americans; 102nd U.S. Colored Infantry; One Hundred and Second U.S. Colored Infantry; Third U.S. Colored Cavalry; 3rd U.S....
    • Beaver Island History Map

    • Souvenir map from 1976 highlighting historical features and points of interest on Beaver Island.
    • Beaver Island (Mich.); islands; maps
    • Detroit - "Upper End, Belle Isle, Detroit, Mich."

    • Color postcard from circa 1907-1910 showing women and children wading in the Detroit River along the shores of Belle Isle in Detroit, Michigan.
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Belle Isle (Detroit, Mich.); Detroit River (Mich. and Ont.); women; children; swimming; wading; recreation; parks; islands; postcards
    • Detroit - "Belle Isle Bridge and Approach, Belle Isle in distance, Detroit, Mich."

    • Color postcard from circa 1910-1915 showing what is now known as MacArthur Bridge Park and the bridge spanning the Detroit River and connecting Detroit to Belle Isle, which can be seen in the background. The bridge in this postcard is the old Belle...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Belle Isle (Detroit, Mich.); Grand Boulevard (Detroit, Mich.); MacArthur Bridge Park (Detroit, Mich.); Belle Isle Bridge (Detroit, Mich.); Detroit River (Mich. and Ont.); islands; bridges; parks; rivers;...
    • Detroit - "Band Concert, Belle Isle, Detroit, Mich."

    • Color postcard from circa 1910-1920 showing crowds gathered along the banks of the Grand Canal and in boats on the canal on Belle Isle in Detroit, Michigan. The image is taken from the bandstand bridge, which is why there is no band in the frame....
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Belle Isle (Detroit, Mich.); islands; rivers; concerts; crowds; boats; bridges; recreation; postcards; sports & recreation facilities
    • Detroit - "Casino, Belle Isle, Detroit, Mich."

    • Color postcard from circa 1910-1920 showing the Belle Isle Casino, on Belle Isle in Detroit, Michigan. Right on the lagoon, the original Belle Isle Casino was built in 1884, designed by Donaldson and Meier. In 1908, it was replaced by the structure...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Belle Isle (Detroit, Mich.); lakes; recreation; boats; casinos; buildings; parks; islands; postcards; sports & recreation facilities
    • Grand Ledge - "Great Ice Flood of 1893"

    • Black and white photograph of the "Great Ice Flood" of 1893 in Grand Ledge, Michigan. In the spring of 1893, the Grand River flooded, bringing with it blocks of ice, which damaged buildings, including the Round House of the Seven Islands Resort;...
    • Grand Ledge (Mich.); Eaton County (Mich.); flood scenes; Grand River; rivers; buildings; disasters; Seven Islands Resort (Grand Ledge, Mich.); Island House Hotel (Grand Ledge, Mich.)
    • Grand Ledge - "Down the River from the Bridge"

    • Black and white stereograph titled "Down the River from the Bridge," showing a view of the Grand River from just behind the Bridge Street iron bridge (built 1870, replaced in 1910), with a group of men posing on the bridge, in Grand Ledge, Michigan.
    • Grand Ledge (Mich.); Eaton County (Mich.); Grand River; Bridge Street (Grand Ledge, Mich.); bridges; islands; people; men; rivers; stereographs
    • Grand Ledge - "The River from Island No. 4"

    • Black and white stereograph titled "The River from Island No. 4," showing a view of the Grand River from Fourth Island, part of the Seven Islands Resort, in Grand Ledge, Michigan.
    • Grand Ledge (Mich.); Eaton County (Mich.); Grand River; rivers; boats; people; islands; recreation; stereographs
    • Grand Ledge - Steamer Lanota on Grand River

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1886-1895 showing the Steamer Lanota on the Grand River at Seven Islands Resort in Grand Ledge, Michigan. The resort, which changed hands three times prior to this period, was built up in the late 1880s and...
    • Grand Ledge (Mich.); Eaton County (Mich.); Grand River; rivers; steamboats; ferries; Seven Islands Resort (Grand Ledge, Mich.); boats; recreation; resorts;
    • Grand Ledge - Seven Islands Resort, circa 1877-1886

    • Black and white print of a circa 1877-1886 sketch of the Seven Islands Resort area by R. Caughey. Included in this image are Hemlock Point, Grand River looking towards Grand Ledge, the Fifth, Sixth and Seventh Islands, the large Island House Hotel...
    • Grand Ledge (Mich.); Eaton County (Mich.); Grand River; Seven Islands Resort (Grand Ledge, Mich.); Hemlock Point (Grand Ledge, Mich.); Island House Hotel (Grand Ledge, Mich.); hotels; resorts; recreation; boats; steamboats; buildings; rivers;...
    • Grand Ledge - Round House affected by Flood of 1893

    • Black and white photograph from 1893 showing the flood waters surrounding the iconic Round House on Seven Islands Resort in Grand Ledge, Michigan. The flood, which carried with it dangerous chunks of ice, severely damaged the Round House, causing...
    • Grand Ledge (Mich.); Eaton County (Mich.); Grand River; Seven Islands Resort (Grand Ledge, Mich.); Island House Hotel (Grand Ledge, Mich.); flood scenes; resorts; disasters; rivers; buildings;
    • Grand Ledge - Seven Islands Resort, Island House Hotel

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1885-1895 showing the grounds of the Island House Hotel on Second Island. The second owner of the islands, S. M. Hewings purchased the resort islands in 1877, and built the Island House Hotel on Second Island....
    • Grand Ledge (Mich.); Eaton County (Mich.); Grand River; Seven Islands Resort (Grand Ledge, Mich.); Island House Hotel (Grand Ledge, Mich.); hotels; resorts; steamboats; boats; rivers; people; recreation; tourism;
    • Grand Ledge - Seven Islands Resort Round House

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1886-1893 showing the Seven Islands Resort buildings on the Second Island in the Grand River at Grand Ledge, Michigan. The pagoda-like building - the Round House - was constructed after J. Scott Mudge bought...
    • Grand Ledge (Mich.); Eaton County (Mich.); Grand River; Seven Islands Resort (Grand Ledge, Mich.); resorts; recreation; rivers; buildings; cityscapes; aerial views
    • 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 - Seven Islands Resort flooded in 1893

    • Black and white photograph from 1893 showing the buildings of the Seven Islands Resort (including the iconic Round House in the background) surrounded by flood waters along the Grand River in Grand Ledge, Michigan. The flood of 1893 is also known...
    • Grand Ledge (Mich.); Eaton County (Mich.); Grand River; Seven Islands Resort (Grand Ledge, Mich.); resorts; rivers; flood scenes; disasters
    • Grand Ledge - "Entrance to Island, Grand Ledge, Mich."

    • Black and white postcard from approximately 1919, showing the bridge 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...
    • 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

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