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History of Greilickville Waterfront - Discovery Center, Pier & Collaborative
In the 1930s, the former coal dock was created by filling the Great Lakes bottomlands of West Grand Traverse Bay. The Greilickville corridor served the Traverse City community as an industrial waterfront for more than 70 years, bringing fuel, road salt, and other commodities to the region. Even during the period when coal was regularly …