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Posted on: August 23, 2018

The Michigan School for the Blind by Sarah Spohn

Location: 1141 N. Pine

Ward: 4

Resident Historian: Sarah Spohn

The Michigan School for the Blind (MSB) was a public school, on the Northwest side of Lansing, near Old Town. Before the state of Michigan bought the buildings in 1879, the 715 West Will...

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The Lansing Ward History Project: 4th Ward
Posted on: August 15, 2018

First State Capitol in Lansing by Carol Skillings

Location: on South Washington Avenue between Allegan and Washtenaw

Ward: 4

Resident Historian: Carol Skillings

Lansing became the capital city of Michigan in 1847 after selection by the state legislature.  The state’s first constitution prescribed t...

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The Lansing Ward History Project: 4th Ward