“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Fennville, Michigan

Clickable Map of Allegan 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> Allegan County, MI (53) Barry County, MI (39) Kalamazoo County, MI (100) Kent County, MI (115) Ottawa County, MI (83) Van Buren County, MI (76) Lake County, IL (66) Kenosha County, WI (39) Racine County, WI (42)  AlleganCounty(53) Allegan County (53)  BarryCounty(39) Barry County (39)  KalamazooCounty(100) Kalamazoo County (100)  KentCounty(115) Kent County (115)  OttawaCounty(83) Ottawa County (83)  VanBurenCounty(76) Van Buren County (76)  LakeCountyIllinois(66) Lake County (66)  KenoshaCountyWisconsin(39) Kenosha County (39)  RacineCounty(42) Racine County (42)
Allegan is the county seat for Allegan County
Fennville is in Allegan County
      Allegan County (53)  
      Barry County (39)  
      Kalamazoo County (100)  
      Kent County (115)  
      Ottawa County (83)  
      Van Buren County (76)  
      Lake County, Illinois (66)  
      Kenosha County, Wisconsin (39)  
      Racine County, Wisconsin (42)  
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1 Michigan, Allegan County, Fennville — L589 — Fifty-Seventh Street Bridge
Spanning the Kalamazoo River, this 422-foot bridge is one of Michigan’s longest pony truss highway bridges, and among the oldest surviving swing bridges in the United States. The Milwaukee Bridge and Iron Company fabricated the $5,000 structure, . . . Map (db m73574) HM
2 Michigan, Allegan County, Fennville — Ganges Township Civil War Monument
(Front / West Panel) Ganges Volunteers S. Shepherd 2 CAV • U.M. Nichols 2 CAV • Loomis 3 CAV • W. Bicnell 3 CAV • S. Winn 3 CAV • R. Winn 3 CAV • J. Woodin 3 CAV • O.P. Taylor 5 CAV • J.M. Weaver 8 CAV • S.D. Tobey 8 CAV • W. . . . Map (db m73510) WM
3 Michigan, Allegan County, Fennville — New Richmond Historical Timeline
  • 1825 - Trading post established by Louis Campau (a Frenchman) at the mouth of the Rabbit River approximately one mile upstream from what is now New Richmond.
  • 1825 - Mack’s Landing trading post established where Purdy’s Landing is now . . . Map (db m73571) HM
4 Michigan, Allegan County, Fennville — New Richmond History
New Richmond got its start in 1836, when three eastern investors, led by John Allen of Ann Arbor, arranged to found a city here. John Allen, a Virginian by birth, purchased 2240 acres in Allegan County on the north side of the Kalamazoo River just . . . Map (db m73573) HM
5 Michigan, Allegan County, Fennville — The Railroad & New Richmond
The railroad has been a central component of New Richmond’s history from the very beginning. The first railroad bridge crossing the Kalamazoo River at New Richmond was completed in 1871. It was originally built for the Chicago & Michigan Lake Shore . . . Map (db m73572) HM
6 Michigan, Allegan County, Fennville — Stop 10 — Welcome to Fennville — Allegan County Heritage Trail —
The early settlement that eventually became Fennville was established where two log roads crossed at a low place along the town line road between Manlius and Clyde Townships. Early maps show a church and sawmill on the high ground to the west of . . . Map (db m73526) HM
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Apr. 17, 2024