Bates Michigan

Grand Travese County


Bates is a station in Acme township on the Pere Marquette Railroad, eleven miles east of Traverse City. It contains a general store, postoffice and a cold storage warehouse. A large amount of farm produce, especially potatoes and fruit, is shipped from this point.

(Sprague's history of Grand Traverse and Leelanaw counties, Michigan edited and compiled by Elvin L. Sprague and Mrs. George N. Smith 1903)



Bates MI 1909 - Contributed by Paul Petosky


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