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Local history buff launches Tour GR, gains traction

by (erictank)

Submitted 12-02-2014 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Meet Jim Winslow, local graphic designer, photographer and history enthusiast. For the past three years he has been leading walking tours throughout the city and just this past June he launched Tour GR. Since then, he has done as many as 60 tours,...

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Legacy Landmarks: New walking tour this Saturday of 16 sites significant in the history of Grand Rapids women

by (Grand Rapids Hi...)

Submitted 03-03-2010 under NONPROFITS

A month-long celebration of Women's History Month continues Saturday, March 6 with a new walking tour of downtown landmark sites significant in the history of Grand Rapids women. This inaugural walk, titled "Legacy Landmarks: Walking with Women Who...

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Program on Deadly 1956 W. Mich. Tornadoes Airs Sunday on PBS-TV

by (Grand Rapids Hi...)

Submitted 10-05-2009 under NONPROFITS

GRAND RAPIDS – A mini-documentary highlighting the deadly West Michigan 1956 tornadoes that killed 17 people and injured more than 300 will be aired on PBS WGVU-HD, TV Channel 35, for the first time ever. Changing Winds features eye witness accounts...

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