Fb2 Houghton County: 1870-1920 (MI) (Images of America) ePub
by Richard E. Taylor
|Author:||Richard E. Taylor|
|Publisher:||Arcadia Publishing (August 7, 2006)|
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Houghton County, 1870-1920. Part of the Images of America: Michigan Series). by Richard E. Taylor.
Houghton County, 1870-1920.
President and acting executive director of the Houghton County Historical Society, Richard E. Taylor has been a teacher, camp director, and university instructor in. .Houghton County: 1870-1920 Images of America. Arcadia Publishing, 2006. Taylor has been a teacher, camp director, and university instructor in Michigan and the Upper Peninsula.
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Houghton County, 1870-1920. HOUGHTON COUNTY, (MI) "Go West, young man. Images of America (Arcadia Publishing). When Horace Greeley made his famous statement in the pages of Harper's Weekly, he was not referring to the goldfields of the late-1840s California, he was speaking of Michigan's western Upper Peninsula. In the mid- to late 1840s.
Taylor, Richard E. (2006). Houghton County 1870-1920 (MI). Houghton Puts Its Stamp on America". The Daily Mining Gazette. Houghton, MI. pp. 1, 10. ^ Monette, Clarence (1975). Some Copper Country Names and Places: Fifth of a Local History Series.
Railroads, steamship lines, and eventually trolley lines served Houghton County, offering connection to the outside world. Between 1850 and 1920, mining companies attracted immigrants from Cornwall, England; Germany; Italy; Finland; Ireland; the Austro-Hungarian empire; and French Canada. The area was a true melting pot. Although this era of prosperity saw the rise of labor unions, the period culminated in the tragic and unsuccessful strike of 1913.
The Houghton County Courthouse is a government building located at 401 E. Houghton Street in Houghton, Michigan. It was designated a Michigan State Historic Site in 1974 and placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1975. Houghton County, Michigan was first organized in 1845; at the time it covered the entire Keweenaw Peninsula, with Eagle River as the county seat. Houghton County 1870-1920 (MI) (Images of America). Taylor p. 11. ^ Taylor p. 40. ^ a b c Eckert p. 409. ^ Eckert p. 461. ^ a b Taylor p. 39. 43. ^ Coleman, Patrick J. "BUILDING WITH SNOW: NORTHERN MICHIGAN TOWNS TO CONSTRUCT SNOW HOUSES".
Houghton County: 1870-1920. Houghton County - Richard E. Videos Document Torture of Ruby Miners in Mozambique. The history of Houghton County actually starts 6,500 years ago, when the first Native American residents dug native copper from fissures in the lava that comprises the Keweenaw Peninsula.
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