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2 edition of Ghost Towns of Michigan found in the catalog.

Ghost Towns of Michigan

Larry Wakefield

Ghost Towns of Michigan

by Larry Wakefield

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  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Northmont Pub Inc .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History, Local,
  • Michigan,
  • Michigan - Local History,
  • Ghost towns,
  • Travel

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9444048M
    ISBN 101878005650
    ISBN 109781878005656

    These books relate the history of hundreds of these forgotton towns about which little or nothing has ever been written. Full of Mich Together these two books are an unparalleled and comprehensive collection of information on ghost towns in the Upper and Lower Peninsula of Michigan 4/5. Here is the third volume in the Ghost Towns of Michigan series, featuring 44 of Michigan's most fascinating ghost towns, along with numerous historic photographs. These are stories of land speculators, wildcat bankers, boom-and-bust lumber barons, pioneers who refused to give up, and small towns with big ideas that didn't quite pan : Thunder Bay Press Michigan.

      The Ghost Towns of Michigan series has become a beloved classic in Michigan's historical literature since the first volume was published in Engagingly written, with a wry sense of humor and a wealth of historical facts, these tales will inform and entertain anyone who enjoys regional history presented with a storyteller's : Thunder Bay Press Michigan. - Explore janeellenkoehn's board "Michigan Ghost Towns" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Ghost towns, Michigan and Michigan travel pins.

    Book Description Thunder Bay Press Michigan, United States, Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. Michigan: the way it was. Michigan Ghost Towns compiles settlements and communities that have faded into Michigan's history and legend: "Baraga County's $2,, Ghost Railroad" (Reprinted from the Septem Issue of the L'Anse Sentinel by 4/5(12).   A Michigan Ghost Town Posted on January 3, by Mike Sonnenberg Posted in Forgotten Places, Ghost towns. When most people hear the words “ghost town” they usually envision an old deserted wild west town in the American southwestern desert.


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Ghost Towns of Michigan by Larry Wakefield Download PDF EPUB FB2

Ghost Towns of Michigan Hardcover – July 1, by Larry Wakefield (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings. See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback $ /5(2).

Ghost Towns of Michigan book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(11). Here is the first volume in the Ghost Towns of Michigan series, featuring 33 of Michigan's most fascinating ghost towns, along with numerous historic photographs.

These are stories of land speculators, wildcat bankers, boom-and-bust lumber barons, pioneers who refused to give up, and small towns with big ideas that didn't quite pan out/5. Here is the third volume in the Ghost Towns of Michigan series, featuring 44 of Michigan's most fascinating ghost towns, along with numerous historic photographs.

These are stories of land speculators, wildcat bankers, boom-and-bust lumber barons, pioneers who refused to give up, and small towns with big ideas that didn't quite pan out. TITLE: PUBLISHER: AUTHOR: WHERE TO BUY: 1. Ghost Towns of Michigan Vol I & II: Thunder Bay Press: Larry Wakefield: 2.

Michigan Ghost Towns: Of the Upper Peninsula. List of ghost towns in Michigan. Jump to navigation Jump to search. This article needs additional citations for verification.

Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. March ) (Learn how and when States: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California. This ghost town's quirky name came from the deposit of remarkably fine copper discovered there: Nonesuch  ore had yet been found in Michigan's Copper Country.

The copper vein presented a perplexing. -the best source of information on ghost towns in the U.S. Ghost towns are listed by state & include biographies, pictures, and other detailed ghost town info. Ghost Towns of Michigan Presents.

Michigan Ghost Towns compiles settlements and communities that have faded into Michigan's history and legend: ""Baraga County's $2, Ghost Railroad"" (Reprinted from the Septem Issue of the L'Anse Sentinel by permission) A few rusty nails, some old telegraph poles and a bed grown over with brush and trees in the Huron Mountain district is all that remains today of a $2, /5(16).

Michigan Ghost Towns Michigan ghost towns exist as empty holes in the ground. Nothing remains of the home our town except a stone cellar. Sometimes you can see old, broken bottles, or bits of pottery shards, the only reminders that once upon a time, there was a family, or a town that had lived there.

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Here is the first volume in the Ghost Towns of Michigan series, featuring 33 of Michigan's most fascinating ghost towns, along with numerous historic photographs. These are stories of land speculators, wildcat bankers, boom-and-bust lumber barons, pioneers who refused to give up, and small towns with big ideas that didn't quite pan : Thunder Bay Press Michigan.

Ghost Towns of Michigan book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The Ghost Towns of Michigan series has become a beloved classic in /5. Here is the third volume in the Ghost Towns of Michigan series, featuring 44 of Michigan's most fascinating ghost towns, along with numerous historic photographs.

These are stories of land speculators, wildcat bankers, boom-and-bust lumber barons, pioneers who refused to give up, and small towns with big ideas that didn't quite pan out/5. Here is the third volume in the Ghost Towns of Michigan series, featuring 44 of Michigan's most fascinating ghost towns, along with numerous historic photographs.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations, maps ; 24 cm: Responsibility: by Larry Wakefield. Mentha is featured in the book, "Ghost Towns of Michigan, Vol. 3" by Larry Wakefield.

Wakefield describes what caused the once-thriving community to decline to the status of ghost town. Some remnants of the town still exist and can be seen from the Kal-Haven Trail. Submitted by: Douglas Becker. Book Description: Michigan: the way it was.

Michigan Ghost Towns compiles settlements and communities that have faded into Michigan's history and legend: Bamfield and Bryant were stations or stops on the AuSable & North Western Railway, a narrow gauge track extending from AuSable to Commins, in Oscoda County.

Of all the states east of the Rocky Mountains, Michigan is probably the most written about in ghost town literature. There are a number of books currently in print about the ghost towns of Michigan, which is very unusual for most of the eastern or central states.

Ghost Towns of Michigan: Volume 1 by Larry Wakefield () on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.The Ghost Towns of Michigan series has become a beloved classic in Michigan's historical literature since the first volume was published in Engagingly written, with a wry sense of humor and a wealth of historical facts, these tales will inform and entertain anyone who enjoys regional history presented with a storyteller's touch.Genre/Form: Local history: Document Type: Book: ISBN: OCLC Number: