History of Fruitport, MI

Fruitport is a town in Muskegon County in the U.S. province of Michigan. The populace was 1,093 at the 2010 statistics. The people group is situated inside Fruitport Charter Township.

Fruitport, MI

Fruitport is likewise known for its athletic projects, basically from its accomplishments in volleyball, football, and wrestling. In volleyball, since 2001, the program has been a state finalist multiple times, winning three state titles (2005, 2010, and 2011). In football the group in 2001 were state other participants. The football program additionally created Mike Teeter, who played cautious end at the University of Michigan, and in the NFL for the Minnesota Vikings and the Houston Oilers. In wrestling, the group has won two of the last three region titles, and has had various state qualifiers throughout the long term, remembering sending six grapplers to the state titles for 2014,

Fruitport was established by Edward L. Gizzard in 1868, who platted and named it as Crawville. It was renamed Fruitport a year later when the Pere Marquette Railroad fabricated a station there, as the town was in a ripe natural product developing region and furthermore a port. It fused as a town in 1891.

In a political decision on November 8, 2005, 306 occupants casted a ballot to break up the town city enterprise, while 155 casted a ballot no. In any case, a 66% lion’s share (308 votes) was expected to disintegrate the town. This was the fourth time since 1979 that a proposition to break down the town was on the voting form for a political race. In 1990, a proposition to disincorporate was vanquished by a 2 to 1 edge while a proposition in 1998 fizzled by 41 votes