Houghton County: 1870-1920



➝ Houghton County: 1870-1920 free download ➢ Author Richard E. Taylor – E17streets4all.co.uk Go West, young man When Horace Greeley made his famous statement in the pages of Harper s Weekly, he was not referring to the goldfields of the late s California, he was speaking of Michigan s western Go West, young man When Horace Greeley made his famous statement in the pages of Harper s Weekly, he was not referring to the goldfields of the late s California, he was speaking of Michigan s western Upper Peninsula In the mid to late s, Michigan s copper resources were rediscovered by state geologist Douglass Houghton, setting off a mining boom Houghton County: Epub / rivaled only by the gold rush ofThe richest copper and silver ores, and even some gold, were found in the mines of Houghton County Famous mines such as Old Reliable, the Quincy mine, and the Calumet and Hecla mines gave up billions of tons of pure native copper and millions of dollars to eastern investors for overyears Railroads, steamship lines, and eventually trolley lines served Houghton County, offering connection to the outside world Betweenand , mining companies attracted immigrants from Cornwall, England Germany Italy Finland Ireland the Austro Hungarian empire and French Canada The area was a true melting pot Although this era of prosperity saw the rise of labor unions, the period culminated in the tragic and unsuccessful strike of.Houghton County: 1870-1920

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  • Paperback
  • 128 pages
  • Houghton County: 1870-1920
  • Richard E. Taylor
  • English
  • 13 February 2017
  • 073854051X

10 thoughts on “Houghton County: 1870-1920

  1. says:

    Great historyA great historical summary of where some of my grand and great grand parents lived and worked Fills in some gaps from stories that I heard and partially forgot from 60 years ago.

  2. says:

    Very good history of copper mining.

  3. says:

    A very fine depiction of the UP in a short, compact visual album.Peace.Mark

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