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Old Posted Apr 6, 2017, 6:30 PM
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Save The Stack: Campaign to save historical landmark perseveres

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Image: The Iconic Gibson Guitar Factor Smokestack
Image Source: Second Wave Media


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Save The Stack: Campaign to save historical landmark perseveres
By Christopher Horb, via Second Wave MediaSecond Wave
Thursday, April 06, 2017

For 100 years the smokestack of the original Gibson Guitar factory has towered proudly over the Northside Kalamazoo skyline heralding the city's place in music history. And though it seemed just a couple of years ago that the time-worn structure's days were numbered, the folks behind the "Save the Stack" campaign are continuing to seek public funds in hopes of ensuring this local landmark will continue to stand for many more years to come. Organizers are hoping public interest translates into dollars as the restoration project carries a hefty $570,000 price tag, according to Jeff Mitchell who helped start the campaign a few years ago.

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