Michigan State Gazetteer and Business Directory (Google eBook)

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1875 - Michigan
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Page 109 - It immediately erected a two-story brick building in the form of a Greek cross, the main portion 26x66, the transverse section 26x44...
Page 49 - Monday of March, second Monday of May, third Monday of September, and second Monday of November. Eaton County First Monday of February, second Monday of April, second Monday of June, and second Monday of December.
Page 115 - ... from Gen. Halleck to send ten regiments by a forced march to Cape Girardeau and thence to Corinth. The army then fell back to Batesville, which is the capital of Independence county and the most important town in the northeastern part of the btate.
Page 50 - Skowhegan on the second Tuesday of January, the first Tuesday of May and the second Tuesday of September.
Page 663 - ... managed to escape, by the aid, it is said, of an Indian maiden. He was pursued to within musketshot of the walls of Detroit. When he entered the fort, so much did he resemble an Indian that at first he was not recognized. The next fort to fall into the hands of the Indians was St Joseph, on the east shore of Lake Michigan, at the mouth of the St Joseph river. This was the most inaccessible of the posts on the Great Lakes. The garrison here lived lonely lives. Around them were thick forests and...
Page 75 - Assessors, exhibits the assessed valuation of the real and personal property of the City of...
Page 567 - ... planing-mills, and exported by boat and rail. The cut of lumber in the season of 1882 was 650,000,000 feet. There are also car, engine, and boiler works, and various manufactories of wooden ware. The population increased from 6002 in 1870 to 11,262 in 1880. Settled in 1836, and laid out in 1853, Muskegon was incorporated as a village in 1861 and as a city in 1870. MUSKELUNGE. See PIKE. MUSK-OX. The animal commonly known by this name, though approaching in size the smaller varieties of oxen, is...
Page 52 - Michigan, lying along the Canadian border, is divided by Lake Michigan Into two parts. The northern peninsula is bounded on the north by Lake Superior, on the south by Wisconsin. The southern peninsula has Lake Michigan on the west. Lake Huron, Ontario, Canada: and Lake Erie on the east, and Indiana and Ohio on the south. The State is mostly rolling clay loam, with large areas of cut-over timberlands, mostly coniferous, with rugged topography in the north.
Page 171 - Chkago & Lake Huron RR at this point, affording competition in, traffic both east and west. No finer stores are to be found in any city of its size in the west, and its business men are live, active and thriving. Charlotte has 2 excellent hotels, 2 banks, 5 churches, excellent school buildings, and some fine residences.
Page 698 - It takes its name from the fact that it is located at the junction of the Portage, Rocky and St. Joseph rivers, which the improvements Ьатс made one of tlie best water powers in tht country.

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