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Manistee County (Images of America: Michigan)

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Between 1860 and 1900, some say, Michigan lumber made more fortunes than California gold. Many of those fortunes were made in Manistee. Home to hardworking, self-made millionaires, Manistee also became a thriving cultural center, with elegant architecture, theatrical performances, and intellectual societies that debated the issues of the day. Steamers and schooners brought ...more
Paperback, 128 pages
Published December 11th 2006 by Arcadia Publishing
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Jun 18, 2008 rated it it was ok
There is so much more to Manistee than these same old repeated images. I was hoping to make a new discovery - have some mysteries explained - like where the stairs at the bottom of Vine St. hill lead to or what they looked like in their era.

I was hoping to see some new pictures but most of the images in this book have been used in every pictoral history of Manistee that I have ever looked at and a lot of them are from simply the original photos used to make postcards that I've seen listed on eB
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