“Awful Two Year Drouth Hits Ingham County!”
…so read the headline of the April 5, 1910 State Republican. The Republican reported that fifty-two Ingham County saloons would be out of business for at least two years.
In 1894, the Lansing City Council authorized bonds to build a new City Hall on the corner of Ottawa and Capitol Avenues. Accepting the plans of prominent architect Edwyn A. Bowd, the Council spent $150,000 on this new structure.
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