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Petoskey in Emmet County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Grand Rapids and Indiana Railroad Station

Hemingway's Michigan

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., August 25, 2016
1. Grand Rapids and Indiana Railroad Station Marker
Inscription.

This station, built in 1899, served as the regionís transportation hub. The Hemingway family passed through it often when going from Harbor Springs to their Walloon Lake cottage. Hemingway himself used the station when travelling north from his familyís Oak Park, Illinois, home. It is the model for the train station in his novel, The Torrents of Spring, set in the Petoskey area.
 
Erected 2012 by Michigan Hemingway Society. (Marker Number 2.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Hemingway''s Michigan marker series.
 
Location. 45° 22.56′ N, 84° 57.225′ W. Marker is in Petoskey, Michigan, in Emmet County. Marker is at the intersection of Bay Street and Lewis Street, on the left when traveling east on Bay Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Petoskey MI 49770, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Perry Hotel (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named The Perry Hotel (a few steps from this marker); Elk's Club (within shouting distance of this marker); Hotel Perry (about 300 feet away, measured in a

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By William Fischer, Jr., August 25, 2016
2. Grand Rapids and Indiana Railroad Station and Marker
direct line); Old Indian Trail (about 400 feet away); Park Garden Cafe (about 400 feet away); The Annex (about 400 feet away); Site of the 1899 Department of Michigan G.A.R. Encampment (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Petoskey.
 
Also see . . .
1. Tour Hemingway's Michigan. (Submitted on September 17, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Grand Rapids & Indiana. (Submitted on September 17, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Michigan Hemingway Society. (Submitted on September 17, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Grand Rapids and Indiana Railroad Station image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 25, 2016
3. Grand Rapids and Indiana Railroad Station
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 165 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on September 17, 2016.
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