Ed Cross Farm

Ed Cross Farm

Ed Cross and his wife, Edith, built this house, barn and granary in 1919. As a young man Cross (1863 - 1938) spent several years working as a logger in Mackinac County, eventually returning to Spring Arbor. During the last fifty years of his life he operated a sawmill, a cider mill and a threshing rig. He also served as the township treasurer, as a highway commissioner, and on the Jackson County Board of Supervisors. In 1932, Ed Cross, like many farmers during the Great Depression, lost the farm to foreclosure.
photo of Ed Cross Farm
photo of Ed Cross Farm

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Barn Detail

Registered Site L2099
Erected 2001

Location: 321 Teft Road 1/4 south of M-60
Spring Arbor, Jackson County

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Latitude: 42.197307, Longitude: -84.553567

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