Owning a Cabin in Michigan is right up there with graduation from high school. Once you have settled into a career you head up north and get a little place.
The USS Michigan was the United States Navy’s first iron-hulled warship. Commissioned in August 1844, USS Michigan was considered a technical experiment using new techniques and materials as a working experiment for the U.S. Navy.
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Shipping losses prompted Congress to authorize legislation for the construction of the US Life Saving Stations into operation on the Great Lakes in 1854.
At their height, Michigan had 46 Life Saving Stations across the Great Lakes.
f Cass City Road in Cass City has stayed somewhat unchanged for the past 90 years. Some of the buildings remain, many have been remodeled. However, the ornate trim and front facades and balconies are long gone.
Kinde was once renowned as the “Bean Capital of the World“. Michigan white navy bean soup has been a staple for over one hundred years in the U.S. Senate dining room in the form of Senate bean soup
Presque Isle Dock near Marquette Michigan. For over 110 years the Lake Superior and Ishpeming Railroad dock have loaded over 500 million tons of ore. The pocket dock was built in 1912 and is 1,250 feet in length, 60 feet wide, and rises 75-feet above the shoreline.
The City of Alpena conducts service as part of the Detroit and Cleveland line. This 285-foot 2,000 horsepower sidewheel paddlewheel started service in 1893 and could carry up to 400 passengers and freight along the D&C’s “Coast Line to Mackinaw” run.