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Kenosha, Kenosha County, Wisconsin a town of 5,000 pop., on Lake Michigan, 35 miles S. of Milwaukee, on the Chicago & Milwaukee Railroad; also the Eastern terminus of the Kenosha, Rockford & Rock Island Railroad. It has a good harbor, and immense quantities of grain are shipped to Eastern markets.
Manitowoc, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin a town of 6,000 pop., on Lake Michigan, at the mouth of Manitowoc River, 93 miles from Milwaukee. It has a good harbor, and is extensively engaged in the lumber trade.
Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin a city of 75,000 pop., on Lake Michigan, at the mouth of Milwaukee River. It has one of the finest harbors on the Lakes, and is extensively engaged in commerce. It is one of the largest grain markets in the West. Railroads connect with Chicago and all of the principal cities East and West. The manufactures are various and important. The largest city in the state.
Port Washington, Outagamie County, Wisconsin a town of 2,500 pop., on the West shore of Lake Michigan, 90 miles N. N. E. of Madison. Extensively engaged in manufactures, and has an active trade.
Racine, Racine County, Wisconsin a city of 12,000 pop., on Lake Michigan, 23 miles South of Milwaukee. The terminus of the Western Union Railroad. The Chicago & Milwaukee Railroad passes through here. It has a fine harbor and an extensive Lake commerce. Engaged in various manufactures. The second city in population and business importance in the state.
Sheboygan, Sheboygan County, Wisconsin a town of 4,262* pop., on Lake Michigan, 62 miles N. of Milwaukee. A railroad connects with Fond du Lac. Extensively engaged in the lumber trade.
e Erie to Lake Superior, and had gained a glimpse, at least, of Lake Michigan. Within six years after the recovery of Canada, the 1638, 1 Chap. XX.} in their morasses. From the unexplored recesses of Lake Michigan came the Potawatomies; and these worshippers of the sun invitednd the Kickapoos on the Milwauke, and the Miamis at the head of Lake Michigan. The young men of the latter tribe were intent on an excursionith their young men, conducted the party, by way of Chicago, to Lake Michigan; and, before the end of September, all were safe in Green Bay. d. Ever after, the Chap. XX.} forest rangers, if in danger on Lake Michigan, would invoke his name. The people of the west will build his any in scattered groups, repaired in bark canoes to the head of Lake Michigan; and at the mouth of the St. Joseph's, in that peninsula where , excepting the aged Franciscan Gabriel de la Ribourde, fled to Lake Michigan, where they found shelter with the Potawatomies. On the author
bama, from the head waters of the Santee to the Susquehannah. The Miamis were more stable, and their own traditions preserve the memory of their ancient limits. My forefather, said the Miami orator Little Turtle, Chap XXII.} at Greenville, kindled the first fire at Detroit; from thence he extended his lines to the head waters of American State Papers, IV. 570, 571 Scioto; from thence to its mouth; from thence down the Ohio to the mouth of the Wabash; and from thence to Chicago, on Lake Michigan. These are the boundaries within which the prints of my ancestor's houses are every where to be seen. And the early French narratives confirm his words. The forests beyond Detroit were at first found unoccupied, or, it may be, roamed over by bands too feeble to attract a trader or win a missionary; the Ottawas, Algonquin fugitives from the basin of the magnificent river whose name commemorates them, fled to the Bay of Saginaw, and took possession of the whole north of the peninsula as
Disaster on Lake Michigan, Detroit Nov. 23.--The propeller Wabash valley, with a cargo of 1400 barrels of flour, bound from Milwaukee to Grand Haven, went where yesterday morning at the mouth of the Musgekon, river, and became a total wreck.--to lives were lost. The boat was valued at $100,000, on which there was a small insurance.
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