Benton Harbor

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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
SUNNY
19°F
SUNNY, humidity 45%, barometer 30.67,
wind 6 mph SE
Saturday
Partly sunny and very cold
19°F | 12°F
Partly sunny and very cold
Sunday
Cold with a little snow
26°F | 17°F
Cold with a little snow
Monday
Mostly cloudy and cold
25°F | 16°F
Mostly cloudy and cold
Tuesday
Chilly with periods of snow, then rain
38°F | 22°F
Chilly with periods of snow, then rain
Wednesday
Breezy and colder with low clouds
24°F | 8°F
Breezy and colder with low clouds

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