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Local Big Rapids History

Find Images online or visit the library to explore historical documents we have.

Want to do the research but don't live in the area? Let us help!

We are happy to help you with your research needs including finding obituaries from the Pioneer Newspaper. 


The library charges $10 per hour to do local history research.


We ask that you send us a $10 check made out to BRCL along with all needed information for your search. 


Need to give us more details on what you are looking for? Please feel free to call us. (231) 796-5234. Found information can be mailed or e-mailed to you. 

Review our Online Image Collections



Dams & Bridges


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