Bay City

Arcadia Publishing
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In 1831, Alexis de Tocqueville described the Saginaw Valley as the far west of our growing nation, predicting that its impenetrable forests would soon be felled, and its river would be lined with quays and filled with vessels. Influential settlers soon began to confirm those predictions, including the Trombleys, who arrived in 1831 and built the Trombley House in 1837. Albert Miller platted Portsmouth in 1836and Lower Saginaw, now known as Bay City, was platted the same year. Throughout the 20th century, majestic buildings were erected, schools, homes, and churches were established, and Bay City developed into a wonderful place to live, work, and raise a family.
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About the author

Leon Katzinger is an elementary school principal, a collector, and the author of Bay City in Vintage Postcards: 19001940 and Bay City and Beyond, both published by Arcadia. Join him on a visual journey through Bay Citys unique architectural heritage.

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Publisher
Arcadia Publishing
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Published on
Sep 29, 2004
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Pages
96
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ISBN
9781439615102
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Language
English
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Genres
History / United States / State & Local / Midwest (IA, IL, IN, KS, MI, MN, MO, ND, NE, OH, SD, WI)
Photography / Subjects & Themes / Historical
Photography / Subjects & Themes / Regional
Travel / Pictorials
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