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Unincorporated Communities in Baraga County, Michigan - Pequaming, Michigan, Pelkie, Michigan, Aura, Michigan, Covington, Michigan, Assinins (Paperback) Loot Price: R273
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Unincorporated Communities in Baraga County, Michigan - Pequaming, Michigan, Pelkie, Michigan, Aura, Michigan, Covington,...

Unincorporated Communities in Baraga County, Michigan - Pequaming, Michigan, Pelkie, Michigan, Aura, Michigan, Covington, Michigan, Assinins (Paperback)

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Chapters: Pequaming, Michigan, Pelkie, Michigan, Aura, Michigan, Covington, Michigan, Assinins, Michigan, Herman, Michigan, Zeba, Michigan, Alberta, Michigan, Tioga, Michigan, Tunis, Michigan, Vermilac, Michigan, Watton, Michigan, Arnheim, Michigan, Bear Town, Michigan, Keweenaw Bay, Michigan, Huron Bay, Michigan, Imperial Heights, Michigan, Nestoria, Michigan, Skanee, Michigan, Three Lakes, Michigan. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 81. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Pequaming is an unincorporated community in L'Anse Township of Baraga County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The geographic coordinates are . Originally home to Chippewa tribes, the site was named for "Pequa quaming," a narrow neck of land almost surrounded by water. The point at Pequaming is in the shape of a bear; the head is called Picnic Point; the tail at the lumberyard, the legs are the two sand beaches, and the back is the shore line. In 1877, Charles Hebard and H.C. Thurber purchased a large tract of land on Keweenaw Point, favored especially for its deep, protected harbor and easy access to timber. The mill began its operations with a capital of $200,000, with stock owned mostly by the Hebard and Thurber families. The mill site was initially leased from David King, chief of the local Chippewa tribe, and then purchased from his heirs after his death. The company purchased the town site from Mrs. Eliza Bennett in 1877. The mill operated under the name of Hebard and Thurber until the partnership was dissolved; Herber became sole proprietor and renamed his company Charles Hebard and Sons. At its peak, the company employed a force of two hundred men in the mill, and three hundred in the surrounding woods, and had a stumpage of 100,000 acres (400 km ) of timber lands in Marquette, Baraga, Houghton, and Keweenaw c...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=704649

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 5mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 82
ISBN-13: 978-1-156-89364-7
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-156-89364-X
Barcode: 9781156893647

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