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Businesses of Ida in 1968

I found these very interesting lists of businesses that were in Ida in 1968. I got these lists from the Ida Area Centennial 1868-1968. Our library has a whole room with all sorts of very interesting “stuff” about Ida. Here are 2 lists, 1 contains a list of businesses that were here in Ida in […]


A Brief History of Ida, Michigan

The town of Ida, located in the heart of Monroe County in Michigan’s southeast corner, actually began as a stop along a coach trail between Monroe and Adrian, one of many stops along the trail. These roads, which usually followed old Indian trails, were notoriously bad in the early 1800′s. The roads were strewn with […]