Buchanan Downtown Historic District

Parts of Front Street, Main Street, Oak Street, and Days Avenue, Buchanan, Michigan


Pears Mill

It is built over the extant mill race that was a key to the development of Buchanan.

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in July 2020




The Buchanan Downtown Historic District encompasses almost the entirety of Buchanan's commercial center. The district contains 40 buildings, along with a millrace, culvert, and alley. The buildings range from one to three stories tall, and date from 1855 to 1966.

The district was added to NRHP on September 2, 2009.


Berrien County, Michigan (27)
District (10,642)
In operation (2,660)
Michigan (1,964)

Update Log 

  • August 27, 2020: New photos from J.R. Manning
  • August 27, 2020: Added by J.R. Manning


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