Pioneering the Upper Midwest: Books from Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin, ca. 1820 to 1910
Articles and Essays
The History of the Upper Midwest: An Overview
The Lay of the Land. Michigan, Wisconsin and Minnesota form the northernmost tier of states in the Old Northwest. They all bound the upper Great Lakes (Lakes Superior, Michigan and Huron). Their abundant waters empty east into the St. Lawrence river and south into the Mississippi. (The waters of much of northwestern Minnesota follow a different course, emptying north into Hudson Bay.) The three...