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By Mary Rasch Alt

Alpine Township's roots are in harvesting. local americans harvested cranberries close to a lake by means of an analogous identify, Cranberry Lake. After logging out the forested region of the township, beginning one hundred sixty years in the past, farmers stumbled on peach bushes, then apples, and numerous fruit grew good at the rolling hills of this quarter often called "the Ridge." The identify Alpine got here from the mix of 2 phrases, all pine, in connection with the timber that grew in abundance within the township. this day Alpine street has turn into an immense advertisement district at the northwest aspect of Grand Rapids, in western Michigan.

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