Lake Michigan Shipmasters of the 1800s?

Answer In the 1800s, shipmasters sailed schooners and tugs on Lake Michigan, acting as traders and transporters between Illinois, Wisconsin and Michigan. In these early years after the building of the Eri... Read More »

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Michigan Settlements in the 1800s?

Native American people migrated in and out of Michigan with the seasons for thousands of years, and some settled in the region before Michigan's abundant timber and fur resources attracted European... Read More »

Fishing in Lake Michigan?

Lake Michigan is the third-largest of the Great Lakes and the eighth-largest lake in the world. It is home to a wide variety of freshwater fish, many of which you can harvest year round. Trolling a... Read More »

Vacations on the Shores of Lake Michigan?

From the quiet beach towns of Harbor Country in Michigan and Door County in Wisconsin to the bright lights of Chicago, the shores of Lake Michigan offer a bounty of vacation opportunities and desti... Read More »

Ice Fishing in Diamond Lake, Michigan?

Diamond Lake is a 1,020-acre lake in Cass County in southwest Michigan. It reaches a depth of 64 feet; however, 68 percent of the lake is 20 feet deep or less. Most of the lake freezes to the point... Read More »