Lansing, Michigan, USA - Capitol Avenue
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Lansing, Michigan, USA - Michigan Avenue Looking West, Lansing, Mich.
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1837 - Lansing, Michigan founded

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1847 - Lansing named State Capital; Dutch Calvinist separatists founded Holland, Michigan

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1879 - The state Capitol with its majestic dome was built in Lansing.

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News  1889 - A TERRIBLE ACCIDENT.
Lansing, Mich., Oct. 13. - While the wrecking crew was engaged in cleaing away the freight wreck on the Lansing & Trannet Railway today, the hoisting beam of the steam derrick fell upon a group of over a dozen men.

Killed were, PETER QUINN, conductor of the construction train, of West Bay City;...Read MORE...



News  1897 - August 21 – The Oldsmobile is founded in Lansing, Michigan by Ransom E. Olds.

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News  1904 - FOUR DEAD AS THE RESULT OF A HOTEL FIRE IN LANSING, MICHIGAN, ON THURSDAY NIGHT.
Lansing, Mich., April 29 - Four men are dead as the result of a fire that destroyed the Bryan block on Michigan avenue, this city, last night. The dead are:
JEROME STILES.
JOHN VOLLIN.
RANSOM DINGMAN.
JOHN ROY.
All were laborers who occupied rooms in the hotel on the upper floors of the...Read MORE...



1916
Lansing, a city, the capital of Michigan, is situated in Ingham co., on the Grand River, at the mouth of the Cedar River, 85 miles WNW. of Detroit, on the Grand Trunk, the Michigan Central and other railroads. Lat. 42° 46' N. ; Lon. 84° 32' W. Its site was covered with forests when the seat of...Read MORE...


News  1920 - PRUDEN BUILDING DESTROYED BY FIRE. BIG OFFICE BUILDING IN LANSING BURNED TODAY - ONLY WALLS LEFT.
Lansing, Mich., Dec. 28. - Fire here today destroyed the Pradden office building, owned by former state fuel director W. K. PRADDEN and one of the largest and most prominent buildings in the business district. Only the walls were left standing as the result of the fire which was discovered at 5:00...Read MORE...


News  1929 - NEW BRIDGE AT LANSING COLLAPSES. STRUCTURE IN COURSE OF ERECTION SUDDENLY TOPPLES WITH FATAL RESULTS.
Lansing, Mich., April 12. - (UP) - Five men were believed to have been killed, two were injured and two others escaped at 9:30 a.m. today when a cofferdam at the new South Logan Street bridge, a $450,000 structure under construction over the Grand River, collapsed without warning.
The five workmen ...Read MORE...



1950 - May 01 - WJIM TV channel 6 in Lansing, MI (CBS) begins broadcasting

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1966 - August 07 - Race riot in Lansing Michigan

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Elder
America/USA  Theodore Elder (1852, Lansing, Michigan, USA - 26 March 1871, Lansing, Michigan, USA)

Hall
America/USA  Eunice A. Hall (1855, Lansing, Michigan, USA - 9 September 1875, Lansing, Michigan, USA)
 


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