July 14, 2017 History
July 14, 2017 History. By Clarence J. Monette. Keweenaw Central Railroad and the Crestview Resort. 1 2 3 4 5. Want to Read.
the Crestview Resort by Clarence J. Monette, 1997, . Local history series ;, 52nd.
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Clarence Monette was born on January 13, 1935 in Lake Linden, Michigan, and spent his childhood in that community
Clarence Monette was born on January 13, 1935 in Lake Linden, Michigan, and spent his childhood in that community. He was a founding member of the Copper Country Heritage Council and the Keweenaw County Historical Society and has served as an executive board member for the Copper Range Historical Society, the . Fire Fighters Memorial Museum, the Norwegian Lutheran Church Historical Society, and the Keweenaw County Historical Society.
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Throughout his lifetime, Monette wrote more than sixty Copper Country history books and a fair amount of outdoor survival guides. Clifton and the Cliff Mine. Dollar Bay, Michigan. Monette was an active member of quite a few groups inclusive of Post 90 of the American Legion, the Houghton County Historical Society, the Lake Linden Sportsman's Association, the Quincy Mine Hoist Association, the Keweenaw County Historical Society, the Copper Range Historical Society and the Isle Royale Natural History Association. Monette also served on the MTU Faculty Association.
Series: Copper Country Local History Series (Book 37). Paperback: 128 pages. ISBN-13: 978-0942363364. Package Dimensions: . x . inches. Back to top. Get to Know Us. Careers.
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Clarence A. Crane (1875-1931) spent his youth in Garrettsville, Ohio. His father produced maple sugar. Clarence Crane married Grace Edna Hart on June 1, 1898, after a courtship of only two months. The following summer, the couple's only child was born, poet Harold Hart Crane. The Cranes' marriage was a difficult one. Grace Crane suffered from mental illness, and the couple separated on several occasions. The marriage finally ended in divorce on April 7, 1917.
Freda was a popular resort destination and home. Sources: Freda, Michigan End of the Road by Clarence J. Monette MTU Archives. to the Champion Stamp Mill. By 1915, Freda had a church, stamp mill, barber, physician, post office, theatre, ball field, park, ice rink, and several hotels and saloons. The pumphouse housed a 20,000,000 gallon Nordberg pump with water coming from Lake Superior. In 1971, the rails of the Copper Range Railroad were removed and the mill that had operated for over half a century closed, leaving Freda a "ghost town". With rising labor/material costs and having poor quality rock to work with, there was no choice but to close.
The Keweenaw Waterway is a partly natural, partly artificial waterway which cuts across the Keweenaw Peninsula . Stamp mills on the waterway included the Old Atlantic, old Quincy, Pewabic, old Franklin, and the Isle Royale mills.
The Keweenaw Waterway is a partly natural, partly artificial waterway which cuts across the Keweenaw Peninsula of Michigan; it separates Copper Island from the mainland. Parts of the waterway are variously known as the Keweenaw Waterway, Portage Canal, Portage Lake Canal, Portage River, Lily Pond, Torch Lake, and Portage Lake. The waterway connects to Lake Superior at its north and south entries (upper and lower portage entry lighthouses), with sections known as Portage Lake and Torch Lake in between.