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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
56°F
CLOUDY, humidity 30%, barometer 29.78,
wind 17 mph SE
Thursday
Cloudy, breezy and warmer
59°F | 48°F
Cloudy, breezy and warmer
Friday
A little morning rain; clouds breaking
63°F | 41°F
A little morning rain; clouds breaking
Saturday
Partly sunny
54°F | 38°F
Partly sunny
Sunday
Clouds and sun with a shower possible
59°F | 47°F
Clouds and sun with a shower possible
Monday
Mainly cloudy; windy with showers
59°F | 46°F
Mainly cloudy; windy with showers

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