Grawn Township Michigan

Grand Travese County

This is a station on the Pere Marquette Railroad, in Blair township, about eight miles southeast of Traverse City. It has a population of about two hundred, and contains a hotel, stores, blacksmith shop, harness and shoe shop. A daily stage runs between here and Wexford. Keystone and Sleights are two way stations in this township on the Grand Rapids & Indiana Railroad.

There are two Methodist Episcopal churches in this township, one at Monroe Center and the other at Grawn. There are four school buildings in the township and the town also owns a hall that cost eight hundred dollars. There is also an Odd Fellows hall and dining room at Monroe Center that cost about twenty-five hundred dollars.

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

Grawn MI Main Street 1907 - Contributed by Paul Petosky