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Foundry, Brighton, Michigan


This photograph was included in the "Old Brighton Village" book, 1974.   In that book it was captioned, "The first foundry in Livingston County was built about 1843".   The building was located at Grand River and North Main St. looking East to Grand River, Brighton, MI.

In her book, "From Settlement to City - Brighton, Michigan 1832 - 1945", Carol McMacken, relates that David Thompson and Olympus Spencer formed a partnership in 1843 to start this foundry,  Globe Ironworks.

The date of this photo and the persons in this photo are unknown.

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