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Images of America, Ironwood, Hurley, and the Gogebic Range
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in Images of America (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2006), 128 page(s),
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Situated on the south shore of Lake Superior, the Gogebic Iron Range of Michigan and Wisconsin exudes a strong sense of place. During the 1880s, a mining boom lured settlers, investment, and controversy. Investors from Milwaukee, Chicago, and Cleveland hoped to become rich, but many were pulled into scams or poorl...
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Images of America, Michigan State Fair
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First held in 1849 in Detroit, the location of the Michigan State Fair rotated in the early years between Detroit, Ann Arbor, Kalamazoo, Adrian, Jackson, Grand Rapids, East Saginaw, Lansing, and Pontiac before settling permanently in Detroit. When Detroit department store magnate Joseph L. Hudson sold 135 acres of...
in Images of America (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing), 128 page(s),
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Images of America, Michigan's Drive-In Theaters
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in Images of America (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2014), 128 page(s),
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Few American phenomena are more evocative of time, place, and culture than the drive-in theater. From its origins in the Great Depression, through its peak in the 1950s and 1960s and ultimately its slow demise in the 1980s, the drive-in holds a unique place in the country’s collective past. Michigan’s drive-in...
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Images of America, Milan
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John Marvin started the town of Milan in 1831 by placing a two-story log building beside a dirt Native American trail. The Saline River was just a few steps away. About that time, Native Americans were either moving to reservations west of Michigan or blending in with the melting pot. Milan and its neighboring com...
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Monroe: The Early Years
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One of the oldest settlements in Michigan, Monroe is a treasure trove of American history. Legacies of Native American cultures, French settlement, the War of 1812, the Civil War, and 19th-century progress still echo through its beautiful streets and structures. The Monroe area is nationally known as the site of t...
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Images of America, Richmond Area
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This visual history of Richmond depicts the area from its beginning as four small, individual communities: Beebe's Corners, Ridgeway-Lenox, an unincorporated business center between them known as Cooper's Town, and Muttonville. The Richmond area was first settled by pioneer families that had a collective vision of...
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in Images of America (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2011), 128 page(s),
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Images of America, Sparta Township
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Known for small-town charm and a beautiful countryside, the area known as Sparta Township was first settled in 1844, and over the next two years it would become home to those pursuing dreams in the logging industry. Rich in a variety of forests, and with the Rogue River and Nash Creek running through it, Sparta fi...
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Images of America, St. Clair River, The
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The St. Clair River, separating Michigan from Ontario, is one of the world’s greatest natural waterways. The 40-mile strait connects Lake Huron with Lake St. Clair, northeast of Detroit, as a key link in the Great Lakes chain of mid–North America. Effectively, the St. Clair drains Lakes Superior, Lake Michigan...
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