New PDF release: Battle Creek (Images of America)

By Kurt Thornton

In 1825, executive surveyors platting the southwest Michigan territory engaged in a small skirmish with local americans. With a funny nod, the surveyors gave the identify conflict Creek to the river the place this stumble upon came about. many years later, a bunch of marketers, led through Sands McCamly, demonstrated a milling neighborhood and named it after the river. hence the town of conflict Creek had its commence. Over the next a hundred and seventy years, it has grown right into a thriving neighborhood of tradition and personality. This booklet makes use of old photographs and infrequent illustrations to track conflict Creek's chronological improvement, from its water-powered turbines, its railroads and factories, and its identification as an immense cease at the Underground Railroad to its eventual pre-eminence because the "Cereal City."

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