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Lake Tales By Daniel Rowe
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Lake Tales deals with history, mystery and adventure in and around the Great Lakes. Ships of note and notable and colorful personalities are found here. Bravery and cowardice, generosity and greed... More > all the facets of humanity are present. This is the stuff of Lake Tales< Less
A Lake Tour to Picturesque Mackinac By C.D. Whitcomb
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Detroit & Cleveland Steam Navigation Passenger Agent C. D. Whitcomb addressed passenger questions in the book A LAKE TOUR TO PICTURESQUE MACKINAC through prose and images as he tempted customers... More > to spend their money to travel on his ships and stay at Grand Hotel. A great deal of pressure was put on Whitcomb as he wrote about the hotel since the first nail hadn't been hammered in the building of the hotel as the book was printed. Yet, Grand Hotel manager John Oliver Plank was already taking reservations for rooms that didn't exist as builder Charles Caskey raced against time, money and labor strikes to meet Plank's promises. Plank and Caskey finished the hotel in 93 days and it opened on July 10, 1887. While only open for six weeks that year, the passengers did come and in no small part to the efforts of the Detroit & Cleveland and the words of C.D. Whitcomb in this book. Would you have boarded one of the ships based on Whitcomb's descriptions?< Less
An Historical and Archaeological Analysis of the Middle Island Life-Saving Station: Applying Site Formation Theory to Coastal Maritime Infrastructure Sites By Andrew Weir
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The Middle Island Life Saving Station was built in the early 1880s and was manned by crews that trained extensively in the use of boats and other lifesaving equipment. These life-saving stations were... More > among the busiest on Lake Huron, saving thousands of lives. The station was abandoned in the 1950s. Andrew Weir explores and documents this historic Great Lakes maritime site.< Less
An Historical and Archaeological Analysis of the Middle Island Life-Saving Station: Applying Site Formation Theory to Coastal Maritime Infrastructure Sites By Andrew Weir
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The Middle Island Life Saving Station was built in the early 1880s and was manned by crews that trained extensively in the use of boats and other lifesaving equipment. These life-saving stations were... More > among the busiest on Lake Huron, saving thousands of lives. The station was abandoned in the 1950s. Andrew Weir explores and documents this historic Great Lakes maritime site.< Less
An Historical and Archaeological Analysis of the Middle Island Life-Saving Station: Applying Site Formation Theory to Coastal Maritime Infrastructure Sites By Andrew Weir
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The Middle Island Life Saving Station was built in the early 1880s and was manned by crews that trained extensively in the use of boats and other lifesaving equipment. These life-saving stations were... More > among the busiest on Lake Huron, saving thousands of lives. The station was abandoned in the 1950s. Andrew Weir explores and documents this historic Great Lakes maritime site.< Less
Spirit of the Straits By J.L. Kladiva
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Through the travel writings and artists of the time, readers get a feel for what it was like to travel to Mackinac Island during July of 1887 as the Grand Hotel was opening it's doors for the first... More > time and the National Park was thriving. This 8 page newspaper covers the events of the residents of the Island, local news, information for travelers regarding places and people they may meet during their journey.< Less
Manitoulin Island Sketch Book By Jack Whyte
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Well-known Canadian artist Jack Whyte has been creating art based on Manitoulin Island for over 6 decades. This “Sketch Book” presents a collection of his Island sketches, covering a... More > myriad of techniques: pencil, pen, lino print, digital art, etc… and subjects: landscapes, lost buildings, local flora, First Nations dancers and much, much more… In Jack's own words: I have been sketching images of “The Island” since the late 1940`s - This book is a selection of these drawings - Over the years it seems that each of them has somehow been used in creating a finished piece of art - in mediums such as – oil and acrylic paintings - paper collage – silk screens - stained glass - prints and illustrations - As I compiled this collection it became evident that many of these subjects were either gone or going - As the past disappears contemporary shapes are giving the island a new look and I wonder - Which - will be the last barn standing?< Less
The Houses of Chaska Beach By Jeff Ulrich, Barbara Boeckling
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Do you remember the questionnaire that Barbara Boeckling distributed to the Chaska residents at the turn of the Millennium? She used the responses to prepare a notebook including photos she took of... More > every house in Chaska Beach. “The Houses of Chaska Beach”, Volume One, also includes additional research done by Jeff Ulrich with the help of Mary Stahl, Lina Wharton and Steve Bowen. There is a section that includes historical photos from Barbara Boecklings collection, a historical narrative prepared by Steve Bowen and Barbara Boeckling and the chronology of the development of Chaska Beach. Every house has it’s own page with a photo taken at the turn of the Millennium, all owners back to 1957 from the Erie County records, the date it was built and the questionnaire information that was returned. There are also some photos of the original structure! This book is 150 pages in full color and either soft or hard cover! It can be ordered directly on-line and delivered to your house.< Less
The Houses of Chaska Beach By Jeff Ulrich, Barbara Boeckling
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Do you remember the questionnaire that Barbara Boeckling distributed to the Chaska residents at the turn of the Millennium? She used the responses to prepare a notebook including photos she took of... More > every house in Chaska Beach. “The Houses of Chaska Beach”, Volume One, also includes additional research done by Jeff Ulrich with the help of Mary Stahl, Lina Wharton and Steve Bowen. There is a section that includes historical photos from Barbara Boecklings collection, a historical narrative prepared by Steve Bowen and Barbara Boeckling and the chronology of the development of Chaska Beach. Every house has it’s own page with a photo taken at the turn of the Millennium, all owners back to 1957 from the Erie County records, the date it was built and the questionnaire information that was returned. There are also some photos of the original structure! This book is 150 pages in full color and either soft or hard cover! It can be ordered directly on-line and delivered to your house.< Less
A Sound Is More Than A Noise By Paul Ryerson
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Southampton Sunsets.... Sounds at the cottage... Time with family: It's the moments in between the memories that are captured here by Paul Ryerson in his first volume of published poetry.