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Grand River Avenue (Images Of America)

Grand River Avenue, or Michigan US-16 as it was ultimately designated, is one of Michigan's true "Blue Highways"--an original two-lane, blacktop road still serving as a direct path through roadside America. Originally a Native American trail, this ancient path has been a westbound route from the Straits of Detroit to the eastern shores of Lake Michigan for more than 1,000 years. Over time, it has served as a footpath, horse trail, wagon rut, stagecoach route, plank road, and ultimately a two-lane highway that gave some of America's earliest motorists their first taste of long-distance automobile travel.

File Size: 35591 KB

Print Length: 128 pages

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (November 3, 2014)

Publication Date: November 3, 2014

Sold by:  Digital Services LLC

Language: English


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I am rather embarrassed that I never knew that Grand River Avenue, as hiway 16, crossed the entire width of my state. I have been on bits and pieces of it, sometimes apparently w/o even realizing it, but I never knew that it stretched all the way from Detroit to Grand Haven. I certainly do now. Fun book. Besides learning its total length I also learned about certain stops along the route that figure prominently in our state's history. Fun book. I like this series.

Interesting read of our mid Michigan area with wonderful nostalgic photos of places we've driven thru

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