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Bruce Crossing, Michigan
Looking south along US 45 toward M-28
|Elevation||1,138 ft (347 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||622123|
Bruce Crossing is an unincorporated community in Ontonagon County in the U.S. state of Michigan. Bruce Crossing is located in Stannard Township at the junction of U.S. Highway 45 and M-28, 24.5 miles (39.4 km) south-southeast of the village of Ontonagon. The community has a post office with the 49912 ZIP Code.
Bruce Crossing was first settled by August Neuman, who built a sawmill at the location. The community was originally named Bruce's Crossing when its post office opened on March 5, 1888. The name came from the first postmaster, Donald M. Bruce, who owned a store at the crossing of the Duluth, South Shore and Atlantic Railway and the old Military Road. It was shortened to Bruce Crossing on August 13, 1891.
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