GR & I Railroad Depot
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Historic Markers
N 45° 25.657 W 084° 58.272
16T E 658706 N 5032457
Quick Description: Located at the RR Depot, now a high end restaurant.
Location: Michigan, United States
Date Posted: 7/7/2014 1:19:07 PM
Waymark Code: WMM2B3
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
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Long Description:
The Grand Rapids and Indiana Railroad linked Harbor Springs to its main line in 1882, further opening the Little Traverse Bay area to resort and commercial development. Grand Rapids architect Sidney J. Osgood designed this depot, built in 1889, to serve an influx of new residents, tourists and commerce. By the mid-twentieth century the popularity of the automobile led to the decline of passenger railroads. The last train left the depot in 1962.
Parking nearby?: yes

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Registered Site #: L2165

Historical Date: Not listed

Historical Name: Not listed

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website: Not listed

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Historic Markers visited GR & I Railroad Depot 7/9/2014 Historic Markers visited it