Flint, Michigan, USA - 1895 - Flint
Flint, a flourishing city and the capital of Genesee co, Mich., is situated on the Flint River, and on the Flint & Pere Marquette Railroad, 34 miles S.S.E. of East Saginaw, 64 miles N.N.W. of Detroit, and 66 miles W. of Port Huron. The Chicago & Lake Huron Railroad connects this place with Port Huron. Flint contains a court-house, a city hall, 8 churches, 2 national banks, a high school, a savings-bank, 6 saw-mills, a paper-mill, 3 breweries, 4 flouring-mills, 3 brick-yards, 3 stave-factories, manufactures of machinery, ash, doors, blinds, furniture, carriages, &c., and the state institution for the deaf and dumb, which is a large and ornamental edifice. The high-school building cost $150,000, It also has a woollen-factory, a marble-factory, and an asylum for the insane. Five weekly, a tri-weekly, and 2 daily newspapers are published here. Large quantities of lumber are exported from Flint. Pop. in 1890, 9803.
Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ... Joseph Thomas January 1, 1895 J.B. Lippincott
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