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Big Rapids in Mecosta County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Historic Downtown

Big Rapids

 
 
Historic Downtown Big Rapids Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joel Seewald, August 5, 2017
1. Historic Downtown Big Rapids Marker
Inscription.
Caption - upper image
"Uncle Ray" sent this postcard of Michigan Ave. to his nephew David Erickson in 1947. Judson's Hardware opened in 1903.

Caption - lower image
This photo was taken in front of the Nisbett building on the southeast corner of Michigan and Maple.
 
Location. 43° 41.876′ N, 85° 28.924′ W. Marker is in Big Rapids, Michigan, in Mecosta County. Marker is on South Michigan Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is about 165 feet south of Maple Street (State Highway 20). Marker is at or near this postal address: 112 South Michigan Avenue, Big Rapids MI 49307, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Historic Downtown (within shouting distance of this marker); Fairman Building (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Historic Downtown (within shouting distance of this marker); Nisbett Block (within shouting distance of this marker); Ferris State College (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Historic Downtown
Historic Downtown Big Rapids Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joel Seewald, August 5, 2017
2. Historic Downtown Big Rapids Marker
Marker is on the wall at the right edge of the building.
(within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Historic Downtown (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Historic Downtown (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Big Rapids.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 10, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 10, 2017, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. This page has been viewed 77 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 10, 2017, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.
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