Monroe Avenue view, 1870
This view of Monroe Avenue features streetcar tracks down the center of the road. The Rathbun House hotel is located on the right center of the photo. Soda water is advertised at one the stores in the foreground. H. M. Stowe's Hat Store is in the background, on the right. The Rathbun House was located at the corner of Monroe and Waterloo.
Source:George E. Fitch photographs collection (Coll. 018)
- Grand Rapids History Center
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George E. Fitch photograph collection
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