Historic Highway Subject of Talk by West Michigan Authors
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MUSKEGON, Mich., July 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- M. Christine Byron and Thomas R. Wilson, authors of Vintage Views Along the West Michigan Pike: From Sand Trails to US 31, will discuss the historic West Michigan Pike at Muskegon's Union Depot on Tuesday, July 17, at 6:30 p.m. The West Michigan Pike was the first continuous, improved road between Chicago and Mackinaw City, and it opened the state to automobile tourism. Summer resorts, motels, and roadside attractions were built along the highway to serve tourists, and many of these buildings remain today.
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