Big RapidsThe Fairman and Newton Block replaced the Mason House after an act of arson burned down the wooden frame hotel in 1879. Ferdinand Fairman located his banking business in the basement of his brick building, while the upper stories were reserved for a 61 room hotel. Stillwell's Bazaar opened in this location in 1899 specializing in stationery and five-and-ten cent departments.
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|Date Added||Friday, August 11th, 2017 at 10:03am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16T E 622312 N 4839472|
|Decimal Degrees||43.69820000, -85.48210000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 43° 41.892', W 85° 28.926'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||43° 41' 53.52" N, 85° 28' 55.56" W|
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|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling South|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 102 S Michigan Ave, Big Rapids MI 49307, US|
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