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Above Mackinac

Above Mackinac

by Cameron, Robert

At the center of the upper Great Lakes, the Straits of Mackinac, with its spectacular islands and deep cool waters, emerge to connect Lakes Michigan and Huron. Preservation programs for Mackinac Island and the 1886 ban on automobiles are responsible for the island's unique turn-of-the-century character...

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All Hell Broke Loose

All Hell Broke Loose

by Hull, William H.

How young people coped with the storm of the century - 59 people died in Minnesota on November 11, 1940 when the worst blizzard ever hit Minnesota unexpectedly. Violet walked from Seven Corners in Minneapolis to 32nd street with snow over her knees, in subzero temperature, with only saddle oxfords and a light wrap...

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Arrived on This Ship

Arrived on This Ship

by Keenan, Hudson

Arrived on this Ship is about travel on the Great Lakes one hundred years ago. It is an album of ship postal cards from the first two decades of the twentieth century. More than just an album, author Hudson Keenan has written about historical events, technology of the day, and life styles as each individual card suggests...

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Bunyan and Banjoes

Bunyan and Banjoes

by Donohoe, Kitty

Bunyan and Banjoes is an enchanting potpourri of folklore, songs, Indian legends, recipes, history, and other Michigan-based activities...

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The Calling

The Calling

by Marcou, Dan

The Calling: The Making of a Veteran Cop is an action-packed drama that takes you through the first five years of the career of an American cop. You will get to know Dan McCarthy, who wants to be a cop for all the right reasons. You will ride along with McCarthy as he saves lives, catches bad guys, and tries to survive long enough to become a veteran...

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Canoeing Michigan Rivers

Canoeing Michigan Rivers

by Dennis, Jerry

Caution! You may want to paddle every river! Rapid by rapid, rock by rock descriptions of 1500 miles of canoeing opportunities on 45 blue-ribbon rivers by two experts who personally paddled every mile. A wealth of canoeing adventures from placid family floats to blood-curdling whitewater runs. Accurate, easy-to-follow maps show access sites, campgrounds, put-ins/take-outs, roads, bridges. . ...

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Charlotte Avery on Isle Royale

Charlotte Avery on Isle Royale

by Curtis, Rebecca S.

After a dangerous brush with the Chicago fire of 1871, young Charlotte journeys with her family to the far-off reaches of Lake Superior. While Papa works for an island mining operation, Charlotte meets red-haired Claire and her storytelling grandmother, who introduce her to the island's beauty and intriguing heritage...

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Chicago Haunts

Chicago Haunts

by Bielski, Ursula

With the first edition of Chicago Haunts, author Ursula Bielski captured 160 years of Chicago's haunted history in the first volume ever devoted to this intriguing subject. Combining lively storytelling with in-depth historical research, exclusive interviews, and insights from parapsychology, Bielski penned a unique and fascinating exploration of the region's supernatural folklore.

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Chicago Haunts 3

Chicago Haunts 3

by Bielski, Ursula

Ursula Bielski continues her collection of ghastly ghosts in this third volume of Chicago Haunts.

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Classic Ships of the Great Lakes

Classic Ships of the Great Lakes

by Campbell, Robert

Robert Campbell's Classic Ships of the Great Lakes presents a visually stunning array of historical and present-day inland shipping including passenger ships, whaleback, bulk carriers, self-unloaders, cement carriers, oil tankers, car ferries, super ships, and more.

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The Colors of Mackinac Island

The Colors of Mackinac Island

by Powell, Jennifer

The Colors of Mackinac Island takes readers on a photographic tour of Mackinac Island showing all the colors of the rainbow and more. See what colors you can find at the Round Island Lighthouse, Grand Hotel, Mackinac Bridge, Arch Rock, and Main Street...

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Creepy Chicago

Creepy Chicago

by Bielski, Ursula

True Tales of Chicago's Famous Phantoms, Haunted History, and Unsolved Mysteries. If you're from Chicago or like to visit here, you've probably been to some of these places. Or at least you've heard of them: The John Hancock Buildling. The Field Museum. Lake Michigan. Navy Pier. Wrigley Field. The Biograph Theater. Graceland Cemetery. They are some of Chicago's landmarks and famous places...

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The Crooked Tree

The Crooked Tree

by Wright, John C.

In The Crooked Tree we find a collection of authentic Indian legends. John Wright listened to his grandmother weave these legends of her people and as a result, we find that he has combined this nameless trait of the Indian storyteller with a sense of realism that makes one believe that the story actually happened.

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Destiny of Heroes

Destiny of Heroes

by Marcou, Dan

This is a novel for our times following two warriors on separate paths destined to intersect. When John Savage joins the military after 9/11, he never expects his path to intertwine with a dangerous jihadist, but when his Airborne Ranger unit is ambushed by insurgents, John comes face to face with a wanted Al Quaeda operative known as The Queen of Hearts. Both escape the battle unscathed...

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Disaster Great Lakes

Disaster Great Lakes

by Long, Megan

Disaster Great Lakes chronicles nearly fifty of the most dramatic events to strike these vast inland seas and surrounding communities. Violent, unpredictable weather has brought down ships from War of 1812 schooners to the legendary Edmund Fitzgerald...

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Ghost Towns of Michigan

Ghost Towns of Michigan

by Wakefield, Larry

Here is the third volume in the Ghost Towns of Michigan series, featuring 44 of Michigan's most fascinating ghost towns, along with numerous historic photographs. These are stories of land speculators, wildcat bankers, boom-and-bust lumber barons, pioneers who refused to give up, and small towns with big ideas that didn't quite pan out...

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Ghosts of the Great Lakes

Ghosts of the Great Lakes

by Long, Megan

The Great Lakes have a colorful past that spans hundreds of years, stretches over thousands of miles... and sometimes crosses into the spirit world. Ghosts of the Great Lakes takes readers from the far eastern shores of Lake Ontario to western Lake Superior, revealing haunting and strange tales. These whispers from the other side, however, are based in history and fact...

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Great Lakes Indians

Great Lakes Indians

by Kubiak, William J.

What were North American Indians really like? Too often, we base our perceptions of North American Indians on what we see in the movies or on television. In many instances these perceptions are misleading or simply incorrect. Now, with growing recognition of our country's valuable cultural heritage comes a renewed interest in and a new appreciation for North America's first inhabitants...

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Great Stories of the Great Lakes

Great Stories of the Great Lakes

by Boyer, Dwight

The first commercial ship to sail the Great Lakes promptly vanished on its maiden voyage, a prophetic beginning to the grim and tragic history of navigation on the world's greatest fresh-water seas...

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A Guide to 199 Michigan Waterfalls

A Guide to 199 Michigan Waterfalls

by Penrose, Laurie

A Traveller's Guide to 199 Michigan Waterfalls is a must-have resource for visitors and includes maps, descriptions, pictures, history, and directions for getting to the waterfalls.  The 30th Anniversary Edition has a new introduction by the author as well as several new waterfalls to visit...

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Guiding Lights, Tragic Shadows

Guiding Lights, Tragic Shadows

by Butts, Edward

A peaceful lighthouse at Prescott, Ontario, was once the flashpoint of American invasion in an undeclared war. Robbers called "Blackbirds" preyed on Lake Erie shipping, using false beacons to confuse their victims. The lighthouse at Oswego, New York, was the site of one of the worst disasters in the history of the United States Coast Guard...

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Haunted Indiana 2

Haunted Indiana 2

by Marimen, Mark

As the slogan goes, "There's more than corn in Indiana". If the ghostly legends and tales are to be believed, indeed the Hoosier state is populated not just with corn, but with restless spirits that refuse to stay buried and forgotten. Haunted Indiana is a collection of the many ghostly legends that are told in spooky voices throughout Indiana.

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Haunted Indiana 3

Haunted Indiana 3

by Marimen, Mark

As the slogan goes, "There's more than corn in Indiana". If the ghostly legends and tales are to be believed, indeed the Hoosier state is populated not just with corn, but with restless spirits that refuse to stay buried and forgotten. Haunted Indiana is a collection of the many ghostly legends that are told in spooky voices throughout Indiana.

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Haunted Indiana 4

Haunted Indiana 4

by Marimen, Mark

Haunted Indiana 4 delves once more into the eerie side of Indiana history with new and old tales from across the state: • The spirit of America's most prolific female serial killer who is said to haunt her former home in La Porte; • The ghost of a grave robber said to walk the paths of a cemetery in New Albany; • A ghost town near Nashville that truly lives up to the term "Ghost Town;" •...

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Haunted Michigan

Haunted Michigan

by Hunter, Gerald S.

Buy a theater ticket, treat yourself to dinner at a nice restaurant, stop in for drinks at the neighborhood tavern, or visit a historical setting. These places and more are yours to visit all across Michigan. Just keep your eyes open and your ears tuned in at all times because the strangers you see and the voices you hear may prove that ghosts are found in places both ordinary and extraordinary...

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Haunted Travels of Indiana

Haunted Travels of Indiana

by Marimen, Mark

Mark Marimen has for years been enmeshing readers in that special blend of myth, memory and experience that makes ghostlore something that-like these beautiful, preternatural phenomena themselves-refuses to be defined. He is enormously attentive to the history of the state's many treasures: her people, her homes and institutions, her lonely roads and shorelines...

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Haunted Travels of Michigan I

Haunted Travels of Michigan I

by Tedsen, Kathleen

Take a virtual journey into the unknown through an interactive book and Web site experience. Become part of the ghost hunt with select groups of Michigan paranormal investigative teams. Read the stories, review the evidence, decide for yourself

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Haunted Travels of Michigan II

Haunted Travels of Michigan II

by Tedsen, Kathleen

Bev Rydel and Kat Tedsen return to investigating Michigan's most haunted locations in Haunted Travels of Michigan, volume 2 For this second book in the series, the authors have traveled across Michigan conducting paranormal investigations to identify the truth behind urban legends, ghost stories, and suspect hauntings...

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Haunted Travels of Michigan III

Haunted Travels of Michigan III

by Tedsen, Kathleen

The third book in the Haunted Travels of Michigan series again takes Kathleen Tedsen and Beverlee Rydel into bizarre investigations where history is retold by the spirits. This time, however, some investigations lead them into unexplored realms...

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Haunting Illinois

Haunting Illinois

by Kleen, Michael

For over a decade, Michael Kleen, author of Paranormal Illinois and Tales of Coles County, has researched and traveled to mystery spots all over the Prairie State. Now, he has created an organized and comprehensive guide to haunted and legendary places in Illinois. Haunting Illinois is that guide...

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History of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians of Michigan

History of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians of Michigan

by Blackbird, J. Andrew

This reproduction of the 1887 Ypsilanti Edition of Chief Blackbird's book delivers a rich history of the Ottawa and Chippewa Indians of Michigan along with a section detailing the grammar and parts of speech...

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In the Grip of the Whirlwind

In the Grip of the Whirlwind

by Powers, Tom

Author Tom Powers presents a book filled with incredible stories of great courage, narrow escapes, tragedy, faith, odd twists of fate, and the dogged perseverance of those who were caught in the hurricane-like storm that ripped through the upper Midwest. From lonely motorists in Minnesota, to duck hunters across the Midwest and sailors on Lake Michigan, the storm took 154 lives.

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