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Pentwater, Michigan, USA

Pentwater, Oceana, MI

Edwin R. Cobb and Andrew Rector bought the first government land here in 1849 and built their sawmill in 1853; Charles Mears came in 1856, built a sawmill and a boarding house and called his part of the village Middlesex; Mr. Cobb became the first postmaster of Pent Water on March 17, 1855, and the first supervisor when the township was organized in 1856; it was platted in 1862 and incorporated as the village of Pent Water in 1867; the spelling was changed to Pentwater on May 23, 1894...

Michigan Place Names: The History of the Founding and the Naming of More ... By Walter Romig

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  • 1895 - Pentwater
    Pent'water, a post-village in Pentwater township, Oceana co., Mich., on Lake Michigan, at the mouth of a river of its own name, and at the northern...Read MORE...


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    U.S. Dredge General Gillispe, Pentwater, Mich.
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    M. E. Church and Resident District
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  • 1906
    Pentwater, a banking post-village of Oceana co., Mich., on Lake Michigan, at the mouth of a river of its own name, and on the Pere Marquettte R., 15...Read MORE...


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    The Walk Along the North Beach Pentwater Mich.
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  • 1895 - Pentwater
    Pent'water, a post-village in Pentwater township, Oceana co., Mich., on Lake Michigan, at the mouth of a river of its own name, and at the northern... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Pentwater, a banking post-village of Oceana co., Mich., on Lake Michigan, at the mouth of a river of its own name, and on the Pere Marquettte R., 15... Read MORE...

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