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History of Battle Creek, Michigan, USA

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Battle Creek, Michigan, USA

Battle Creek, Calhoun, Michigan, USA

The Kellogg Company has made Battle Creek the Cereal Capital of the World. The Kellogg brothers accidentally discovered the process for producing flaked cereal products and sparked the beginning of the dry cereal industry.

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  • 1854 - Battle Creek
    Battle Creek, a flourishing post-village of Battle Creek township, Calhoun county, Michigan, on the Michigan Central railroad, at the junction of the ...Read MORE...


  • 1863 - May 23 - Organization of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Battle Creek, Michigan.


  • News 1892 - Fire at Battle Creek.
    BATTLE CREEK, Mich., Dec. 13. - Special Telegram - Fire in William C. Gage & Sons' Railroad and Job Printing House to-night damaged the electrotype...Read MORE...


  • News 1892 - Fire at Battle Creek
    BATTLE CREEK, Mich., September 23. - A fire last night in the plant of the union school furniture company, destroyed the factory, office and four...Read MORE...


  • News 1893 - Storm
    BATTLE CREEK, Mich., April 13. - Special Telegram - The violent hailstorm of last night was disastrous in many sections of the fruit districts and...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Battle Creek
    Battle Creek, a city and railway centre of Calhoun co, Mich, on the Michigan Central Railroad where it crosses the Chicago & Grand Trunk, and on the...Read MORE...


  • March 7, 1897: Dr. John Kellogg served the world's first cornflakes to his patients at the Battle Creek (MI) Sanitarium
    The Old Farmer's Almanac
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  • Battle Creek, Michigan, USA
    Delicious Bromose
    The New Nut Food
    A Perfect Food for Children

    Sanitas Nut Food Co., Battle Creek, Mich.

    The Ladies' Home Journal
    March 1898
    Advertisement
  • News 1902 - FIVE PERSONS DROWNED - Steamer Struck Boat in Which They Were Rowing - Victims Employes of a Sanitarium.
    Battle Creek, Mich., August 28 - Five employes of the Battle Creek Sanitarium, nurses, probationers and stenographers, were drowned at Lake Goguac...Read MORE...


  • 1906 - February 19 - WK Kellogg & Ch Bolin find Battle Creek Toasted Corn Flake Co

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  • News 1909 - LITTLE ONES PERISH. AN ORPHANAGE AT BATTLE CREEK, MICH., DESTROYED BY FIRE AND THREE OF THE YOUNG INMATES LOST THEIR LIVES. SEVEN LITTLE GIRLS JUMPED FROM THIRD STORY WINDOWS
    JAMES ARMSTRONG, BUT 12 YEARS OLD, GOES INTO THE HERO CLASS ON HIS MERITS.

    Battle Creek, Mich., Feb. 5 - The Haskell Memorial Home, the property...Read MORE...


  • Battle Creek, Michigan, USA
    Post Office
    Postcard
  • News 1911 - BATTLE CREEK, MICH., HAS FIRE.
    BATTLE CREEK, Mich., July 1. - The McLean & Swift grain elevator here was destroyed by fire early today. The loss is estimated at about $100,000,...Read MORE...


  • Battle Creek, Michigan, USA
    Grand Trunk Station, Battle Creek, Mich. (1912)
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  • 1916
    Battleereek, a city and railway centre of Calhoun co., Mich., on the Michigan Central, the Chicago and Grand Trunk and other railroads, 45 miles SW....Read MORE...


  • Battle Creek, Michigan, USA
    Packing Room, No. 1 Factory
    Kellogg Toasted Corn Flake Co., Battle Creek, Mich. (1918)
    Postcard
  • Battle Creek, Michigan, USA
    M. E. Church
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Delicious Bromose
The New Nut Food
A Perfect Food for Children

Sanitas Nut Food Co., Battle Creek, Mich.

The Ladies' Home Journal
March 1898
Advertisement

Battle Creek, Michigan, USA
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Post Office
Postcard

Battle Creek, Michigan, USA
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Grand Trunk Station, Battle Creek, Mich. (1912)
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Packing Room, No. 1 Factory
Kellogg Toasted Corn Flake Co., Battle Creek, Mich. (1918)
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M. E. Church
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  • 1854 - Battle Creek
    Battle Creek, a flourishing post-village of Battle Creek township, Calhoun county, Michigan, on the Michigan Central railroad, at the junction of the ... Read MORE...

  • 1863 - May 23 - Organization of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Battle Creek, Michigan.
  • News  1892 - Fire at Battle Creek
    BATTLE CREEK, Mich., September 23. - A fire last night in the plant of the union school furniture company, destroyed the factory, office and four... Read MORE...

  • News  1892 - Fire at Battle Creek.
    BATTLE CREEK, Mich., Dec. 13. - Special Telegram - Fire in William C. Gage & Sons' Railroad and Job Printing House to-night damaged the electrotype... Read MORE...

  • News  1893 - Storm
    BATTLE CREEK, Mich., April 13. - Special Telegram - The violent hailstorm of last night was disastrous in many sections of the fruit districts and... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Battle Creek
    Battle Creek, a city and railway centre of Calhoun co, Mich, on the Michigan Central Railroad where it crosses the Chicago & Grand Trunk, and on the... Read MORE...

  • March 7, 1897: Dr. John Kellogg served the world's first cornflakes to his patients at the Battle Creek (MI) Sanitarium
    The Old Farmer's Almanac
    www.almanac.com
  • News  1902 - FIVE PERSONS DROWNED - Steamer Struck Boat in Which They Were Rowing - Victims Employes of a Sanitarium.
    Battle Creek, Mich., August 28 - Five employes of the Battle Creek Sanitarium, nurses, probationers and stenographers, were drowned at Lake Goguac... Read MORE...

  • 1906 - February 19 - WK Kellogg & Ch Bolin find Battle Creek Toasted Corn Flake Co

    historyorb.com
  • News  1909 - LITTLE ONES PERISH. AN ORPHANAGE AT BATTLE CREEK, MICH., DESTROYED BY FIRE AND THREE OF THE YOUNG INMATES LOST THEIR LIVES. SEVEN LITTLE GIRLS JUMPED FROM THIRD STORY WINDOWS
    JAMES ARMSTRONG, BUT 12 YEARS OLD, GOES INTO THE HERO CLASS ON HIS MERITS.

    Battle Creek, Mich., Feb. 5 - The Haskell Memorial Home, the property... Read MORE...

  • News  1911 - BATTLE CREEK, MICH., HAS FIRE.
    BATTLE CREEK, Mich., July 1. - The McLean & Swift grain elevator here was destroyed by fire early today. The loss is estimated at about $100,000,... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Battleereek, a city and railway centre of Calhoun co., Mich., on the Michigan Central, the Chicago and Grand Trunk and other railroads, 45 miles SW.... Read MORE...

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