Grand Rapids Public Library

Fulton Street Cemetery - Part II: Citizens and their contributions to Grand Rapids

by (Michael Tuffelmire)

Submitted 08-10-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

The Fulton Street Cemetery is home to men and women who made this city what it is today. Many of the things we enjoy in this city were created by the settlers of a tiny frontier town called Grand Rapids. “The people in this cemetery are...

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Fulton Street Cemetery - Part I: The history and design of a historic masterpeice

by (Michael Tuffelmire)

Submitted 08-09-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

Nestled in the Midtown neighborhood, lying quietly behind a wall on Fulton Street is a great historic relic. The Fulton Street Cemetery is a park maintained by the city for people of all ages to come and enjoy a goldmine of history. The cemetery is...

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Historic Civil War encampment located right beneath our feet

by (Michael Tuffelmire)

Submitted 01-04-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

As you walk by the many shops and buildings in Heritage Hill that we have grown fond off, buildings like Martha’s Vineyard or Central High School, do you ever wonder what existed here before? I have a passion for history and one of my...

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VOTE for Your Favorite "Helping Hands" Artwork Finalists!

by (RedCrossGGR)

Submitted 09-22-2009 under NONPROFITS

Kids say (and draw) the darndest things -- including works of art, inspired by the Red Cross, and including superheroes, snipers, and someone named Kirby. Come stop by the Grand Rapids Public Library Main Branch downtown from September 23 to 27,...

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