"Pleasant afternoons" New Buffalo by Toughluck

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1834: Captain Wessel D. Whittaker’s ship Post Boy runs aground near present-day Grand Beach and is destroyed. On his way north to St. Joseph to report the loss, he first views the place where the Galien River empties into Lake Michigan, and envisions a harbor to rival his home port of Buffalo, New York. He promptly goes to Kalamazoo to buy land at this spot.

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  • Pros:You can walk everywhere.
  • Cons:Sometimes it's too crowded in the summer
  • In a nutshell:More than meets the eye. Places to eat, things to do.
  • Last visit to New Buffalo: Aug 2006
  • Intro Updated May 22, 2007
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