Download e-book for kindle: Cheboygan (Postcard History Series) by Matthew J. Friday

By Matthew J. Friday

within the fall of 1844, an entrepreneur named Alexander McLeod made his means up a shallow river in a ways northern Michigan with the assumption of creating a lumber mill. He found that the area round the Cheboygan River will be an appropriate place. McLeod outfitted a small cabin for himself, and the subsequent spring the 1st everlasting settler, Jacob Sammons, arrived. McLeod's staff and different businessmen with their households. The settlers stronger the river, and Cheboygan grew to become a booming lumber city. in addition to the expansion got here grocers, bankers, saloonkeepers, workers, medical professionals, and different pioneers. colourful characters and lovely constructions graced Cheboygan's bustling downtown. while the lumber ran out and the generators closed, citizens sought a brand new identification. Tourism and led the best way, and Cheboygan is loved all year long. This choice of photos of Cheboygan and the encompassing sector highlights its delivery and development from boomtown to holiday destination.

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