Lake Superior's Historic North Shore

Editora: Minnesota Historical Society Press Data de lançamento: 2009-07-24
Pontos Requerido: 4000


Descrição

Lake Superiors North Shorethe vast stretch between Duluth and Grand Portageis nearly 150 miles long, with an abundance of state parks, state and national forests, streams and rivers, and more than thirty distinct communities representing a broad range of ethnic and religious groups. Many visitors have made the famous drive along scenic Highway 61, the central artery of this popular vacation destination, but few are aware of the historical significance of the villages, homes, and markers that they pass along the way.In Lake Superiors Historic North Shore, Deborah Morse-Kahn takes vacationers and armchair travelers alike on a unique journey along old roads and byways and into the hidden history of the land and communities along a stunning section of this great inland sea. This informative, easy-to-follow guide offers the history of Native Americans, the historic fur trade years, the development of Norwegian fishing villages, and the heyday of splendid tourist lodges like Babe Ruths famous Naniboujoutraces of which can be found in the grand sites and unassuming structures that still stand today. Detailed maps and practical visitor information help vacationers hit their favorite destinations with ease.

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Informação Adicional

Gênero: North Central & Mid-West states

Coleção: Minnesota Historical Society Press

Typo: EPub

Páginas: 288

ISBN: 9780873516778

Informação Adicional

Gênero: North Central & Mid-West states

Coleção: Minnesota Historical Society Press

Typo: EPub

Páginas: 288

ISBN: 9780873516778

Conteúdo alternativo sugerido: Deborah Morse-Kahn
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