Benton Harbor Fruit Market

Benton Harbor Fruit Market (HM1LQL)

Location: Benton Harbor, MI 49022 Berrien County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 7.436', W 86° 24.793'

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Relocated and constructed on this site 1967-1968 by authority of Benton Harbor City Commission, as of June 20, 1968.
     This agricultural marketing facility was originally created by the city of Benton Harbor in 1870 at its original location at the city wharf, to provide a marketing outlet for the agricultural products of Michigan's fruit belt.
     As the industry grew and prospered the market was moved to the area of the C & O station in 1900, then to Territorial Street in 1925. Later, in 1930, it was moved to Ninth and Market Streets until 1966.
     This new facility is dedicated to the fulfillment of the future marketing needs of Michigan grown agricultural products, on this date May 22, 1968.
Year Placed1968
Placed ByBenton Harbor Market Authority
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Date Added Sunday, July 12th, 2015 at 6:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 548501 N 4663703
Decimal Degrees42.12393333, -86.41321667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 7.436', W 86° 24.793'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 7' 26.16" N, 86° 24' 47.58" W
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Area Code(s)269
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1891-1899 Territorial Rd, Benton Harbor MI 49022, US
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