|► Minnesota (Cook County), Grand Portage — The Grand Portage —|
|The Grand Portage, or Great Carrying Place, was a key 18th century link between the Pigeon River and Lake Superior, making it also a vital connection between Montreal and the rich fur-bearing lands far to the northwest. Traveled for centuries before . . . — — Map (db m62049) HM|
|► Minnesota (Cook County), Schroeder — Father Baraga 1846 —|
|Father Frederic Baraga, learning of a possible
epidemic afflicting the Indians at Grand Portage in 1846, set out in a small boat from Madeline Island in Wisconsin with an Indian guide. |
An unexpected storm threatened them, but their lives . . . — — Map (db m98448) HM
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May. 31, 2020