Celebrating 125 Years

Grand Ledge Celebrating 125 YearsPress Release - Grand Ledge Celebrates 125 Years (PDF)


The City of Grand Ledge was officially incorporated as a city on March 27, 1893. In 2018, the City celebrated 125 years as a naturally grand community! From our beautiful sandstone ledges and Grand River views to our thriving business district and small-town charm, Grand Ledge has a deeply rooted history. This historic milestone is an opportunity to honor our past while we embrace our future.


There are many opportunities to learn about the history of Grand Ledge. Did you know Grand Ledge has a museum? How about a historical walking tour? Check out the following links to learn more.

Grand Ledge Chamber of Commerce
Historical Society
Historical Walking Tour


Grand Ledge is home to over 110 acres of public parks, bustling downtown and retail areas, an active public art scene, numerous events and parades, and so much more! Come visit us or be a tourist in your own town.

Grand Ledge Then & Now

South Side of Town

Looking North on Bridge Street

Looking North from River