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While known today as the twin to its more resort-town sister, St. Joseph, Benton Harbor has strong roots to an agricultural past and is fulfilling a promising future as an arts and shopping district. In the 1930's, the Benton Harbor Fruit Market was the largest cash-to-grower non-citrus fruit market in the world. This heritage is reflected in the Blossomtime Festival, the oldest multi-community festival in Michigan.

Emerging downtown is the Arts District, home to Galleria del Corazon, studio of renown sculptor Richard Hunt and the Water Street Glassworks, whose lead instructor, Jerry Catania, learned glassblowing under Dale Chihuly. A variety of shopping and dining options. But no description of this town would be complete without mentioning the living history at Mary’s City of David museum tours, hiking trails to natural springs and vintage baseball are part of the heritage of America's third oldest Christian communal society.

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Benton Harbor Weather

Now
CLOUDY
29°F
CLOUDY, humidity 88%, barometer 30.25,
wind 8 mph WSW
Thursday
Mostly cloudy
30°F | 27°F
Mostly cloudy
Friday
Partly sunny
33°F | 25°F
Partly sunny
Saturday
Mostly cloudy
33°F | 26°F
Mostly cloudy
Sunday
More clouds than sun
37°F | 31°F
More clouds than sun
Monday
Considerable clouds
41°F | 36°F
Considerable clouds

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