Did you know that there used to be an entire amusement park in Vandercook, Lake? It was called Hague Park and had a ferris wheel, roller coaster, merry go round, steamboat and toboggan slide. It was destroyed in a fire in 1923. JDL has a gallery of parks on their website.
This image is taken from the Hayes Hotel… I believe looking at the corner where the Jackson Coffee Co. is now?
And I think this picture is the Kesler Hardware building by Bucky Harris Park….
The Grand River used to be…. grand….
I think this building is now the Mechanic Street Lofts.
Here is an article about the history of our hospital.
The Jackson District Library has a great gallery of old photos of Jackson.
Jaxsonista has a lot of great old post cards on her flickr.