1886 - 1887 Grand Rapids City Directory
 

 

1886 - 1887 Cemeteries

Catholic Burial Ground – south end of Madison avenue.

Fulton Street Cemetery Association (Org. 1868) – east side of Cemetery between Fulton and Fountain.

Greenwood Cemetery – Newaygo road, half mile north west of city limits

Mt. Calvary Cemetery – Between W. Leonard and Walker ave; west of city limits

Oak Hill Cemetery Association – Northwest cor. Holland and East. (Incorporated in 1881)

Valley City Cemetery – South west corner Hall and East, entrance on Hall Street.

 

1886 - 1887 Churches

CHURCH NAME

LOCATION

AFRICAN METHODIST EPISCOPAL

SPRING NORTHWEST COR. OF GOODRICH

AMES METHODIST EPISCOPAL

SOUTH DIVISION, NEAR HALL

CHRISTIAN REFORMED (ORG. 1872)

202 N. DIVISION

CHURCH OF CHRIST

COR. LYON AND DIVISION

CONVENT OF THE SISTERS DE NOTRE DAME (GERMAN)

46 BROADWAY, WEST SIDE

DIVISION STREET METHODIST EPISCOPAL

COR. DIVISION AND FOUNTAIN

EAST STREET METHODIST EPISCOPAL

EAST SIDE OF EAST, BET. CHERRY AND LAKE AVE.

EMANUEL EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN (GERMAN)

SOUTHEAST COR. EAST BRIDGE AND DIVISION

FIFTH REFORMED (HOLLAND)

GRANDVILLE AVE., SCHOOL HILL

FIRST BAPTIST (ORG. 1842)

COR. FOUNTAIN AND BOSTWICK

FIRST CONGREGATIONAL (ORG. SEP 18, 1836)

COR. PARK AND EAST PARK

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN (ORG. 1855)

CORNER FIRST AND SCRIBNER, WEST SIDE

FIRST REFORMED (ENGLISH) (ORG.1842)

WEST SIDE NORTH DIVISION NEAR PEARL

FIRST UNITARIAN SOCIETY OF GRAND RAPIDS

SERVICES AT TEMPLE EMANUEL

FIRST UNIVERSALIST (ORG. 1856)

PEARL, BET. OTTAWA AND IONIA

FOURTH HOLLAND REFORMED (ORG. SEP 25, 1875)

IONIA NEAR COLDBROOK

GERMAN METHODIST EPISCOPAL

COR. BRIDGE AND TURNER, WEST SIDE

GOOD SHEPHERD EPISCOPAL

NORTHEAST COR. COLLEGE AVE. AND EAST BRIDGE

GRACE EPISCOPAL

NORTHEAST COR. CHERRY AND LAFAYETTE

HOLLAND CHRISTIAN REFORMED CHURCH

EAST STREET BETWEEN LOGAN AND SHERMAN

HOLLAND CHRISTIAN REFORMED CHURCH

SOUTHEAST CORNER ALPINE AVE AND 11TH, WEST SIDE

HOLLAND CHRISTIAN REFORMED CHURCH OF COLDBROOK

LEGRAND NEAR TAYLOR (ORG. 1882)

LIBERAL UNIVERALIST (HOLLAND)

SERVICES AT UNIVERSALIST CHURCH

MESSIAH TEMPLE, CHILDREN OF ZION

WEST SIDE OF SCRIBNER BETWEEN 8TH AND 10TH, WEST SIDE

MISSION WOOD PRESBYTERIAN

W. BROADWAY BET. WATSON AND BUTTERWORTH AVE., WEST SIDE

PLAINFIELD AVENUE METHODIST EPISCOPAL

COR. MADISON AND PLAINFIELD AVE. (ORG. 1879)

SECOND BAPTIST (ORG. OCT, 1883)

COR. GOLD AND CALIFORNIA, WEST SIDE

SECOND CONGREGATIONAL (ORG. 1870)

NORTHWEST COR. GROVE AND PLAINFIELD AVES.

SECOND REFORMED (HOLLAND) (ORG. 1849)

EAST SIDE BOSTWICK SOUTH OF LYON

SECOND STREET METHODIST EPISCOPAL

COR. TURNER AND SECOND, WEST SIDE

SOUTH CONGREGATIONAL (ORG. 1878)

MC DOWELL BETWEEN JEFFERSON AVE. AND CENTRE

SPIRITUALISTS - SCIENCE HALL LECTURE ASSN

MEETS AT SCIENCE HALL

SPRING STREET HOLLAND CHRISTIAN REFORMED

SPRING BETWEE ISLAND AND OAKES

ST. ADELBERT'S POLISH CATHOLIC

COR. 4TH AND DAVIS, WEST SIDE

ST. ANDREW'S CATHOLIC (ORG. 1833)

COR. SHELDON AND MAPLE

ST. JAMES CATHOLIC (ORG. 1870)

NORTH SIDE OF BRIDGE, BETWEEN STOCKING AND MICHIGAN, WEST SIDE

ST. JOHN'S EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN (GERMAN)

MT. VERNON NEAR BRIDGE, WEST SIDE

ST. MARK'S EPISCOPAL (ORG. 1836)

EAST SIDE OF DIVISION, BET. LYON AND FOUNTAIN

ST. MARY'S GERMAN CATHOLIC (ORG. 1857)

CORNER FIRST AND TURNER, WEST SIDE

ST. PAUL'S EPISCOPAL (ORG. 1870)

EAST SIDE OF TURNER BET. THIRD AND FOURTH, WEST SIDE

SWEDISH LUTHERAN

EAST SIDE OF SINCLAIR, BET. BRIDGE AND HASTINGS

TEMPLE EMANUEL

SOUTHEAST COR. OF RANSOM AND FOUNTAIN

THIRD REFORMED (HOLLAND)

COR. CENTENNIAL AND HERMITAGE

WEALTHY AVENUE BAPTIST

EAST SIDE OF CHARLES NEAR WEALTHY AVENUE

WESLEYAN METHODIST EPISCOPAL

NORTHEAST COR. SIBLEY AND MARION, WEST SIDE

WESLEYAN METHODIST EPISCOPAL (ORG. 1872)

NORTHEAST COR. TURNER AND CROSBY, WEST SIDE

WESTMINSTER PRESBYTERIAN

COR. ISLAND AND LAGRAVE

ZION METHODIST EPISCOPAL (ORG. 1870)

NORTH SIDE OF 5TH AVE. NEAR JEFFERSON AVE.

 

1886 - 1887 Newspapers

NEWSPAPER

LOCATION

AGRICULTURAL WORLD (SEMI-MONTHLY)

54 LYON ST.

DAILY MORNING DEMOCRAT, WEEKLY (DEMOCRAT)

93 PEARL ST.

DE STANDAARD (DEMOCRAT, HOLLAND)

17-18 HOUSEMAN BUILDING

EVENING LEADER, DAILY AND WEEKLY

95 PEARL ST.

GERMANIA (GERMAN WEEKLY)

54 LYON ST.

GRAND RAPIDS EAGLE, DAILY(REPUBLICAN)

EAGLE BUILDING, LYON ST.

GRAND RAPIDS SONNTAGS-BLATT (GERMAN WEEKLY)

16 ARCADE

HEARTH AND HALL (MONTHLY)

71-72 HOUSEMAN BUILDING

LABOR UNION, WEEKLY

2 PEARL ST.

MICHIGAN ARTISAN (MONTHLY)

99 OTTAWA

MICHIGAN DARYMAN (MONTHLY)

49 LYON ST.

MICHIGAN HOLINESS RECORD (MONTHLY)

234 10TH, WEST SIDE

MICHIGAN MANUFACTURER (MONTHLY)

49 LYON ST.

MICHIGAN STAAS - ZEITUNG, WEEKLY (GERMAN)

16 ARCADE

MICHIGAN TRADESMAN, WEEKLY

49 LYON ST.

PROGRESSIVE AGE, WEEKLY

COR. LYON AND ARCADE

THE TELEGRAM-HERALD, DAILY, WEEKLY AND SUNDAY

57, 59 PEARL ST.

THE TIME, DAILY (INDEPENDENT)

MC REYNOLDS BLOCK, CANAL

THE WORKMAN, WEEKLY

2 PEARL ST.

VRIJHEIDS BANIER (REPUBLICAN, HOLLAND)

49 LYON ST.

WEST SIDE NEWS

15 W. BRIDGE

WOLVERINE CYCLONE AND MICHIGAN JOURNAL, WEEKLY

2 PEARL

YANKEE DUTCH, WEEKLY (PRINTED IN DUTCH & ENGLISH)

39 CANAL ST.

 

1886 - 1887 Public Halls and Public Buildings

NAME OF BUILDING

ADDRESS

Addis Block

84, 86 Canal

Albert's Block

104, 106 Canal

Aldrich Block

SE corner Monroe & Ottawa

Allen's Block

North side, west Bridge, bet. Jefferson & W. Division, west side

Arbeiter Hall

NW corner Jefferson & Chatham, west side

Arcade Building

North side Pearl near Canal

Armory Hall

36 1/2 N. Ionia

Artillery Hall

55 N. Division

Ball's Block

57 Canal

Barnard Block

NE corner Shawmut ave. & Winter, west side

Bemis Block

112 S. Division

Berles Block

NE corner W. Bridge and Turner, west side

Bliss Block

South side Monroe bet. Ottawa & Ionia

Botsford Block

20, 22 Monroe

Central Block

Canal from Huron to Lyon

Central Place

South side Fountain, bet. N. Division & Bostwick

Circuit Court Room

NW corner Lyon & Ottawa

Cody & Olney's Building

13, 15 Pearl

Common Council Room

Morey Block, Pearl

Comstock's Block

333 Canal

Comstock's Row

West side Canal near Coldbrook

County Building

NE corner Lyon & Kent

County Jail

SE corner Campau & Louis

Court Block

77 Lyon

Davidson's Block

West side Ionia, south of Monroe

Davis Block

89, 91 Monroe

Delaney Block

SE corner W. Bridge & Mt. Vernon, west side

D'Ooge Block

South side Canal bet. Lyon & Crescent ave.

Doornink & Steketee's Block

NE cor. Monroe and Ottawa

Eagle Block

North side Lyon bet. Canal & Kent

Farr's Block

80, 82 S. Division

Fletcher's Block

SE cor. S. Division & Island

Fremont Block

37 Monroe

Fuller's Block

50-56 Canal

Fuller's Hotel Block

97-107 Canal

Fuller's New Block

Huron near Canal

Gelock Hall

121 Monroe

German Hall

SW cor. Fremont & Water, west side

Gilbert Block

73, 75 N. Waterloo

Gilbert's Block

Sout side Monroe bet. Ionia & Spring

Gill Block

West side Court south of Bridge

Gilsey Block

63, 65 Monroe

Godfrey Block

East side Ionia south of Monroe

Godfrey, White & Aldrich's Block

SE cor. Monroe & Ottawa

Grinnell Block

NE cor. Canal & Crescent ave.

Gunn's Block

47-51 Monroe

Hake Block

39-43 E. Bridge

Hawkins Block

SW cor. Fulton & Ionia

Hill Block

67 Canal

Hooker Block

174 Kent

Houseman Building

NE cor. Pearl & Ottawa

Immen Block

41-45 Monroe

Island Block

South side Pearl west of Canal

Judd's Block

30 Canal

Kent Co. Buildings

NE cor. Lyon & Kent

Keystone Block

SE cor. Monroe & Ionia

Ledyard Block

51 Monroe

Ledyard Block

SW cor Ottawa & Pearl

Leitelt Block

NW cor. Hastings & Ottawa

Leppig's Block

SE cor. Lyon & Arcade

Lincoln's Hall

NE cor. Bridge & Scribner, west side

Lovett's Block

NE cor. Canal & Pearl

Luce's Block

SW cor. Monroe & Ottawa

Luce's Block (3)

East side Ottawa south of Monroe

Luce's Hall

Luce's Block

Lyon Block

East side Canal south of Lyon

Lyon Block

26 Monroe

Market Building

Cor. Fulton & Spring

Martin's Block

Cor. Scribner & W. Bridge, west side

Masonic Hall

Randall's Block, foot Lyon

McReynold"s Block

East side Canal South of Lyon

Metropolitan Hall

57 Pearl

Miller Block

38-42 W. Bridge

Morey Block

South side Pearl bet. Ottawa & Monroe

Morman Block

69 Canal

National City Bank Building

SE cor. Monroe & Pearl

Nelson, Matter & Co. Block

13 Lyon

New Aldrich Block

Cor. Ottawa & Fountain

New Era Block

39-49 Waterloo

Oddfellows' Hall

Pierce's Block

Oddfellows' Hall

Miller's Block

Phoenix Block

NW cor. Lyon & Kent

Pierce's Block

SW cor. Canal & Erie

Pierce's Block

Cor. Pearl & Monroe

Pike Block

26, 28 Pearl

Pitt's Block

SE cor. Campau & Pearl

Pomeroy & Lawton's Hall

150 W. Fulton

Porter's Block

SW cor. Monroe & N. Division

Powers' Opera House

North side Pearl, east of Canal

Printing House Block

East end Pearl & Bridge

Probate Court Room

Court Block

Ramsey Block

SW cor. Pearl & Campau

Randall Block

Foot of Lyon

Rathbone Block

125 Monroe

Redmond Grand Opera House

117-121 Canal

Rood's Block

43, 45 Pearl

Rose's Hall

66 W. Bridge, west side

Scholl's Block

North side W. Bridge, bet. Turner & Scribner

Sinclair's New Block

West side Canal, south of Bridge

Smith's Opera House

Cor. Louis & Waterloo

Squier's Block

West side Canal, south of Bridge

Strahan Block

SW cor. Mt. Vernon & W. Fulton, west side

Superior Court Room

Morey Block, Pearl

Thum Block

33, 35 W. Bridge

Tracy Block

194 Monroe

Turner Hall

97 Jefferson, west side

Twamley Block

26 Canal

Union Block

Cor. Scribner & W. Bridge, west side

Weirich Block

W. Bridge

Wenham's Block

SE cor. Division & Monroe

White's Block

South side Monroe, east of Ottawa

Wonderly Block

23-27 Monroe

Woodcock's Block

SE cor. Cherry & S. Division

Worfel's Block

W. Bridge

 

Grand Rapids Public And Private Schools, 1886-1887
(From the 1886-1887 Grand Rapids City Directory)

PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT BOUNDARIES

Center Street School – Beginning at the corner of South Division and Sycamore; Sycamore east to city limits; city limits south to city limits; city limits west to G.R.V. railroad; the railroad north to Third ave; Third ave east to South Division; South Division to Sycamore. Primary pupils in that part of this district lying west of S. division street shall attend the South Ionia Street school. The building is on the corner of Center and McDowell.

Central Grammar School – Seventh and Eighth grades – Grand River on the west, and the city limits on the north, east and south. In the High School Building.

Coit Avenue School – Beginning at the corner of Bridge and Clinton; Clinton on both sides of the street north to Observatory; Observatory east to North ave; North ave south to Hastings; Hastings west to Coit ave; Coit ave south to Bridge; Bridge west to Clinton. For all grades below the sixth grade. The building is on Coit ave near Hastings.

Coldbrook School – For pupils of primary grades living east of the D, G.H. & M Railway; north of Coldbrook and south of Carrier streets. The building is on the corner Leonard and North ave.

East Bridge Street School – Beginning at Crescent ave and city limits; Crescent ave to Bostwick; Bostwick to Bridge; Bridge (both sides) to Coit ave; Coit ave to Hastings; Hastings to North ave; North ave to Shirley; Shirley to city limits.

Fountain Street School – Beginning at the corner of Fountain and Ottawa; Fountain east to Bostwick; Bostwick north to Crescent ave; Crescent ave east to city limits; city limits south to Cherry; Cherry west to Jefferson ave; Jefferson ave (including nothing on Jefferson ave) north to Fulton; Fulton and Monroe to Ottawa, Ottawa to Fountain. Pupils of the primary grades living between Lake ave and Cherry street and east of Union shall attend Henry Street school. The building is on the north side of Fountain, near Prospect.

Grandville Avenue School – Beginning at the corner of Cherry and Ellsworth ave; Ellsworth ave south to Wealthy ave; Wealthy ave east to GRVRR; south to city limits; west to the river; the river north to Cherry; Cherry east to Ellsworth ave. Pupils above the fourth primary in this district may attend South Division Street school. The building is on the west of Grandville ave.

Henry Street School – Lake ave on the north; city limits on the east; Fifth ave on the south; Union street on the west. For the first five grades only.

High School – The city limits. Building on the corner of Lyon and Barclay.

Jefferson Street School – North boundary beginning at the river, Valley street west to the railroad; railroad north to Bridge street; Bridge street west to city limits. Southern boundary beginning on West Fulton from river to city limits. Pupils living west of Straight and north of Jackson shall go to Pine Street school. The building is on the corner of Jefferson and Gold.

North Division Street School –Beginning at the river on Fairbanks; Fairbanks to Clinton; Clinton (both sides) to Observatory; Observatory to Coilt ave; Coit ave. to Bridge; Bridge, including nothing on Bridge to Bostwick; Bostwick to Fountain; Fountain to Ottawa; Ottawa to Monroe; Monroe to Pearl; Pearl to the river; river to Fairbanks. Building on the corner of Bridge and N. Division.

North Ionia Street School – The boundaries of the Fifth ward, south of Leonard street. The pupils of the four lower grades living north of the D, G. H. & M. Railway, between Leonard and Coldbrook, shall attend Coldbrook school. The building is on Ionia street.

Pine Street School – Beginning at city limits; Fourth to Stocking; Stocking to Bridge; Bridge to Straight; Straight to Jackson; Jackson to city limits; city limits on the west. For pupils of the first five grades only.

Plainfield Avenue School – Limits of the Fifth ward north of Leonard Street.

Seventh Street School – Beginning at city limits and Eleventh; Eleventh to railroad; railroad to Bridge; Bridge to Stocking; Stocking to Fourth; Fourth to city limits.

South Division Street School – Beginning at the corner of Fulton and Jefferson ave; Jefferson ave (both sides) south to Maple; Maple street (north side) west to Lagrave; Lagrave south to Goodrich; Goodrich west to Sheldon; Sheldon south to Blakely ave west to S. Division; S. Division south to but not including Third ave, thence west to the railroad; railroad north to Wealthy ave; Wealthy ave west to Summit; Summit north to Cherry; Cherry west to the river; the river north to Pearl; south side of Pearl, Monroe and Fulton streets to place of beginning. This school will receive classes of the grammar grades from Wealthy ave, Grandville ave, and Center Street schools. Building at the corner of S. Division and Bartlett.

South Ionia Street School – All territory north of and including Third ave between South Division street and the railroad.

Straight Street School – All territory south of Fulton to city limits.

Turner Street School – Beginning at the river midway between Sixth and Eighth streets; west to Seventh street; Seventh street west to Broadway; Broadway north to city limits; thence east to the river. For pupils of first grade or higher grades if necessary. Pupils living on Broadway shall attend West Leonard Street school.

Union Grammar School – Grand River on the east, and the city limits on the north, west and south. Building at the corner of Broadway and Third.

Union Primary – Beginning at the river on Valley street; Valley street west to the railroad; railroad north to Seventh street; Seventh street east to the river. Building at the corner of Broadway and Third, west side.

Wealthy Avenue School – Beginning at the corner of Jefferson ave and Maple Street; Maple west to Lagrave; Lagrave south to Goodrich, Goodrich west to Sheldon; Sheldon south to Blakely ave; Blakely ave west to S. Division; S. Division south to Sycamore; Sycamore east to city limits; city limits north to Cherry; Cherry west to Jefferson ave. Pupils of the primary grades living east of Union street shall attend Henry Street school. The building is at the corner of Wealthy ave. and Cass.

West Leonard Street School – Beginning at city limits and Broadway; Broadway to Seventh; Seventh to railroad; railroad to Eleventh; Eleventh to city limits.

 

PRIVATE SCHOOLS OF GRAND RAPIDS

First Holland School – North side of Williams, bet. Spring and S. Ionia

Grand Rapids Business College – Cor. Pearl and Ottawa

German Lutheran School – 106 E. Bridge

J. U. Leaw – Central Place, Fountain

St. Adalbert’s (Polish Catholic) School – East side of Davis bet. 4th and 5th, west side.

St. Andrew’s Catholic School – Cor. Sheldon and Maple. Org. 1877

St. John’s German Lutheran School – Cor. Mt. Vernon and Bridge, west side.

St. Mary’s School (German Catholic) – 46 Broadway, west side

Theological School of the Holland Christian Reformed Church of America – Williams, bet. Spring and S. Ionia.


1886 - 1887 Miscellaneous Societies

NAME

REMARKS

Burns Club

(Org. Jan, 1881); First Thursday

Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle

1st & 3rd Thursday, K. of P. Hall, 75 Monroe

Custer Relief Corps

(Org. 10 Dec 1884); 2nd & 4th Wednesday, Royal Arcanum Hall, Ionia & Monroe

Furniture Exchange & Credit Bureau

93 Monroe avenue

Furniture Manufacaturers' Association

93 Monroe avenue

G. R. Assn of Alumni of the Univ. of Michigan

1st Monday of January each year

G. R. Bar Association

G. R. Butchers Guard

First Thursday, cor. Kent & Lyon

G. R. Bycicle Club

National City Bank Bldg., cor. Monroe & Pearl

G. R. Driving Park Association

G. R. Medical & Surgical Society

(Org. 1864) Tuesday night

German Evangelical Lutheran St. John's Society

Cor. W. Bridge & Mt. Vernon

German Turnverein

Hall, 91 Jefferson west side

Germania Under stietzung Verein

Cor. N. Front & First

Grand River Valley Horticultural Society

First Tuesday, R. A. Hall

Holland Mutual Aid Society

(Charter 9 June 1876) 1st & 3rd Tuesday

Home For The Aged

158 S. Lafayette; Sister Septimic, Mother Superior

Junior Old Settlers' Society

Kent County Bible Society

Depository, 157 Monroe

Kent County Sportsmen's Club

(Org. 1873) 4th Friday, Rooms, 103 Ottawa

Kent Scientific Institute

(Org. 1865) 1st & 3rd Friday, Museum, Central School, Cor. Lyon and Barclay

Ladies' Hebrew Benevolent Society

(Estab. 1871) 1st Thursday, Vestry room Congregation Emanuel

Mason Contractors' & Builders' Exchange

1st Tuesday, 13 Pierce Block

Michigan Sportsman's Association

(Org.1875) 3rd Tuesday, Lansing, Michigan

Michigan State Holiness Assn

234 10th Street

New England Society

Old Residents' Assn Grand River Valley

O-Wash-Ta-Nong Boat Club

2nd Thursday; Office Fourth National Bank Bldg.

Peninsular Club

Soldiers' & Sailors' Assn Western Michigan

St. Adelbert Society

First Sunday each month; Polish Catholic; cor. First & Broadway

St. George's Benevolent Society

2nd & 4th Monday; at Good Templars' hall

St. Joseph's Benevolent Society (Catholic)

First Monday, cor. First & Broadway, west side

St. Mark's Home

(Estab. 1872) Under superintendence of St. Mark's Episcopal, 144 Island

Swedish Workingmen's Aid Society (Nordan)

1st & 3rd Tuesday

Typographical Union, No. 39

Hall at 41 Pearl Street

Union Benevolent Association

Soutn west corner Lyon and College avene

Wah-Wah-Tasse Club

(Org. 1884) Rooms over National City Bank

West Side Ladies' Literary Club

Every Saturday, Odd Fellows' Hall, 40 W. Bridge street

Western Mich. Agricultural & Industrial Assn

(Org. 1879)

Workingmen's Aid Society (German)

First Thursday, Arbeiter Hall, west side; 400 members

Y. M. C. A. of Third Reformed Church (Holland)

(Org. 1876)

Young Men's Association

(Org. 1860)

Young Men's Christian Association

North west corner Ottawa & Pearl

 

1886 - 1887 Secret and Benevolent Societies

SOCIETY

NAME

REMARKS

R. A.

Bryant Council, No. 182

2nd & 4th Friday, R. A. Hall, S. Ionia Street

W. C. T. U.

Central W. C. T. U

(Org. 1874) 2nd, 3rd, 4th Thursday, W.C.T.U. Hall, 9 Pearl

G. A. R.

Champlain Post, No. 29

2nd & 4th Friday, Rose's Hall, W. Bridge

I. O. G. T.

Crescent Lodge, No. 684

Friday, Colton's Hall, N. Lafayette

K. O. T. M.

Crescent Star, Tent No. 152

G. A. R.

Custer Post, No. 5

2nd & 4th Wednesday, IOOF Hall, Pierce Block

A. A. Scottish Rite

Cyrus Council Princes of Jerusalem

Instituted June, 1869

Knights Templar

DeMolai Commandery No. 5

Chartered 1856; Conclaves Friday

A. A. Scottish Rite

DeWitt Clinton Consistory

Fourth Thursday, Masonic Hall, Randall Block

Ancient Order of Hibernians

Division No. 1

Wednesday, 64 Canal Street

Masonic

Doric Lodge, No. 342

Instituted 1887; Thursday cor. Bridge & Scribner

W. C. T. U.

East Street W. C. T. U.

(Org. 1877) Tuesday, East Street, M. E. Church

W. C. T. U.

Eighth Ward, W. C. T. U.

Friday afternoon

S. W. M.

Eureka Conclave, No. 1

2nd & 4th Friday, I.O.O.F. Hall, Pierce Block

O. C. F.

Eureka Council, No. 15

Tuesday, 218 Plainfield Avenue

Knights of Pythias

Eurekia Lodge, No. 2

Thursday, 75 Monroe

W. C. T. U.

Fifth Ward W. C. T. U.

3rd Thursday, at members homes

W. C. T. U.

First Ward W. C. T. U.

Friday, South Congregational & Friday, Ames Methodist alternately

O. C. F.

G. R. Council, No. 36

Friday, Wilmot's Hall, cor. Scribner & W. Leonard

I. O. O. F.

G. R. Lodge, No. 11

Monday, Odd Fellows' Hall, Pierce Block

I. O. of B. B.

G. R. Lodge, No. 38

2nd & 4th Sunday, R. A. Hall, 8 Ionia Street

A. O. U. W.

G. R. Lodge, No. 8

Tuesday, A.O.U.W. Hall, 44 Canal

W. C. T. U.

General W. C. T. U.

1st Thursday, W.C.T.U. Hall, 9 Pearl Street

O. C. F.

Germania Council, No. 38

1st 7 3rd Wednesday, Odd Fellows' Hall, 55 W. Bridge

Masonic

Grand Chapter

Detroit - 19 January 1887

Masonic

Grand Commandery

Grand Rapids - Second Tuesday, May, 1887

O. C. F.

Grand Council

Meets Detroit, August, 1886

Masonic

Grand Council Royal & Select Masons

Detroit - Monday, January 1887

R. A.

Grand Council Royal Arcanum

I. O. O. F.

Grand Encampment

Second Wednesday, Big Rapids, Michigan

Masonic

Grand Lodge

Detroit - 4th Tuesday January, 1887

I. O. O. F.

Grand Lodge

Third Tuesday, Jackson, Michigan

Masonic

Grand Rapids Chapter, No. 7, R.A.M.

Chartered 1851; Monday, Masonic Hall

Masonic

Grand River Lodge, No. 34

Instituted 19 Mar 1849; Wednesday, Masonic Hall, Randall Block

I. O. O. F.

Hebron Temple No. 1, P. C.

Saturday, Odd Fellows' Hall, Pierce Block

O. C. F.

I. V. Council, No. 17

Wednesday, 415 N. Front

K. O. T. M.

Junior Camp, No. 3

Mystic Circle

K. of H.

Kedron Lodge, No. 2899

(Org. 1883) 1st & 3rd Friday, AOUW Hall

I. O. G. T.

Kent County Lodge

3rd Thursday, February, May, August, November

Masonic

Masonic Mutual Benefit Assn-West Michigan

Organized 1875; 3rd Thursday

A. A. Scottish Rite

Moriah Lodge of Perfection

Instituted June, 1869

Masonic

North Star Lodge, No. 4 (colored)

Second Monday, Pierce Block

I. O. R. M.

Owshtanong Tribe, No. 19

Friday, Red Men's Hall, 30 Canal Street

I. O. O. F.

Phoenix, No. 12

Wednesday, Pierce Block

A. A. Scottish Rite

Robinson Chapter of Rose Croik De H-R-D-M

Third Thursday, Masonic Hall

W. C. T. U.

Royal Templars of Temperance

(Org. 4 Aug 1879), Monday, W.C.T.U. Hall

K. of H.

Samaritan Lodge, No. 387

(Org. 1877) 2nd & 4th Tuesday, Off Fellows' Hall

W. C. T. U.

Sixth Ward W. C. T. U.

Wednesday, Old engine house, Scribner above Leonard Street

Masonic

Tyre Council, No. 10 - R. & S. Masters

Grand Rapids - Election first Thursday December, 1886

O. C. F.

Valley City Council, No. 19

1st & 3rd Thursday, 44 Canal

R. A.

Valley City Council, No. 611

1st & 3rd Tuesday, R. A. Hall, S. Ionia Street (Org. 10 Aug 1881)

Masonic

Valley City Lodge No. 86

Instituted 1856; Tuesday, Masonic Hall, Randall Block

A. O. U. W.

Valley City Lodge, NO. 116

2nd and 4th Thursday, A.O.U.W. Hall, 44 Canal

W. C. T. U.

West Bridge Street W. C. T. U.

Wednesday, 115 Third Street

I. O. O. F.

West Side Lodge, No. 250

Tuesday, Odd Fellows' Hall, 55 W. Bridge

Transcriber: ES
Created: 23 January 2007
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