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Michigan on Fire


October 8, 1871 was forever known and the day Michigan burned. But it was not the first or the last of the great Michigan forest fires. Fires had burned through Michigan's Thumb area as early as 1853, 1861, 1862, 1864 and again in 1881. The 1871 fires ate their way through parts of Menominee County, most of the territory from the shores of Lake Michigan to Lake Huron, and downward into the Thumb. In its course, Holland, Manistee and Glen Haven were destroyed, as were at least 40 smaller villages and hamlets.This ...

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Michigan on Fire
1999, Thunder Bay Press (MI)

ISBN-13: 9781882376650

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Michigan on Fire
1998, Thunder Bay Press (MI)

ISBN-13: 9781882376520

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