New PDF release: Alpine Township (Images of America)

By Mary Rasch Alt

Alpine Township's roots are in harvesting. local american citizens harvested cranberries close to a lake by means of an identical identify, Cranberry Lake. After logging out the forested zone of the township, beginning one hundred sixty years in the past, farmers came across peach timber, then apples, and quite a few fruit grew good at the rolling hills of this zone often called "the Ridge." The identify Alpine got here from the mix of 2 phrases, all pine, in connection with the timber that grew in abundance within the township. at the present time Alpine road has turn into an important advertisement district at the northwest part of Grand Rapids, in western Michigan.

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