“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Benton Harbor, Michigan

Clickable Map of Berrien County, Michigan and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Berrien County, MI (80) Cass County, MI (44) Van Buren County, MI (76) Cook County, IL (775) Lake County, IL (66) LaPorte County, IN (68) Porter County, IN (36) St. Joseph County, IN (91)  BerrienCounty(80) Berrien County (80)  CassCounty(44) Cass County (44)  VanBurenCounty(76) Van Buren County (76)  CookCountyIllinois(775) Cook County (775)  LakeCounty(66) Lake County (66)  LaPorteCountyIndiana(68) LaPorte County (68)  PorterCounty(36) Porter County (36)  St.JosephCounty(91) St. Joseph County (91)
St. Joseph is the county seat for Berrien County
Benton Harbor is in Berrien County
      Berrien County (80)  
      Cass County (44)  
      Van Buren County (76)  
      Cook County, Illinois (775)  
      Lake County, Illinois (66)  
      LaPorte County, Indiana (68)  
      Porter County, Indiana (36)  
      St. Joseph County, Indiana (91)  
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1 Michigan, Berrien County, Benton Harbor — Benton Harbor Fruit Market
Relocated and constructed on this site 1967-1968 by authority of Benton Harbor City Commission, as of June 20, 1968.      This agricultural marketing facility was originally created by the city of Benton Harbor in 1870 at its original location at . . . Map (db m85364) HM
2 Michigan, Berrien County, Benton Harbor — S717 — Israelite House of David / Mary's City of David
(Obverse Side) Israelite House of David Based on the teachings of the Christian Israelite tradition begun by Joanna Southcott in England in 1792. Benjamin and Mary Purnell founded the House of David communal religious community in . . . Map (db m64809) HM
3 Michigan, Berrien County, Benton Harbor — L1285 — Morton Cemetery
On April 13, 1836 Eleazar Morton (1786-1864) purchased land here for $1,000. Before long, he set aside a family cemetery plot. Other families asked to purchase adjacent plots. The cemetery grew, and in 1884, Eleazar’s son Henry C. and surveyor Ross . . . Map (db m184096) HM
4 Michigan, Berrien County, Benton Harbor — S155 — The Fruit Belt
Because of Lake Michigan's moderating effect, a narrow coastal strip from Indiana to Grand Traverse Bay, 300 miles north, is blessed by a climate uniquely suited to fruit growing. This fact was observed by the 1840's when peaches already were being . . . Map (db m64812) HM
5 Michigan, Berrien County, Benton Harbor — The Historic District of Mary's City of DavidNational Register of Historic Places — Listed by the Keeper of the National Register, April 15, 2009 —
Officially beginning on 14 March, 1930, Mary Purnell’s reorganization of the Israelite House of David began in a very humble fashion on newly acquired properties along Britain and Eastman Avenues. With four agricultural properties, an unfinished and . . . Map (db m81805) HM
6 Michigan, Berrien County, Benton Harbor — L37 — The Morton House
This house built in 1849, by Eleazar Morton and his son Henry, was occupied until 1936 by four generations of Mortons. The oak-framed barn was built in 1840. Members of the Morton family, pioneers in this area, were prominent in Benton Harbor's . . . Map (db m43844) HM
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Apr. 22, 2024