Review: "The Yesterdays of Grand Rapids" by Charles Belknap

by (DROWE66)

Submitted 04-16-2021 under LOCAL LIFE

Charles E. Belknap was a man for all seasons in the history of Grand Rapids. He was a Civil War hero, successful business man, firefighter, US Congressman,  and mayor of Grand Rapids. He moved with his family to Grand Rapids at eight years of...

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Parks come alive in spring

by (FriendsofGRParks)

Submitted 04-08-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

The thump of a basketball dribble, the laughter of a toddler swinging for the first time and the holler of a kid recognizing a friend across the playing field for the first time after a long winter – these are the sounds of spring in the park...

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