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By Kurt Thornton

In 1825, govt surveyors platting the southwest Michigan territory engaged in a small skirmish with local american citizens. With a funny nod, the surveyors gave the identify conflict Creek to the river the place this stumble upon happened. many years later, a gaggle of marketers, led via Sands McCamly, verified a milling group and named it after the river. hence the town of conflict Creek had its commence. Over the next one hundred seventy years, it has grown right into a thriving neighborhood of tradition and personality. This booklet makes use of historic pictures and infrequent illustrations to track conflict Creek's chronological improvement, from its water-powered generators, its railroads and factories, and its id as a huge cease at the Underground Railroad to its eventual pre-eminence because the "Cereal City."

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