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By Mike Wintermantel, August 13, 2014
Eagle Harbor Marker
Michigan (Keweenaw County), Eagle Harbor — Eagle Harbor
Horace Greeley landed on June 15, 1847. He came on the Independence, the first propeller boat on Lake Superior. It had a maximum speed of 5 miles per hour. That night, Greeley reported, the harbor was frozen over for some distance from shore. There . . . — Map (db m76313) HM
Michigan (Keweenaw County), Eagle Harbor — L2046 — Eagle Harbor House
Side 1 Built by the Eagle Harbor Mining Company in 1845, Eagle Harbor House opened to boarders and travelers in 1846, the beginning of the Keweenaw copper rush. It is the last remaining log building of the first four in Eagle Harbor. In . . . — Map (db m106232) HM
Michigan (Keweenaw County), Eagle River — S0613 — Lake Shore Drive Bridge / Eagle River
Lake Shore Drive Bridge. This bridge, completed in 1915, was one of two bridges erected simultaneously by the Michigan State Highway Department across the Eagle River. The second was located in nearby Phoenix. Prior to 1915 a Pratt through truss . . . — Map (db m106210) HM

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