Wed, March 19 2014 06:52
The entire journal, Upper Country, from front cover to back cover.
UCfinal.pdf (3.63 mb)
Tue, March 11 2014 10:06
Excerpts from articles; NASA Landsat photo of the Lake Superior Region with labels showing the sites of events documented in the articles.
backcover2.pdf (304.32 kb)
Fri, March 07 2014 15:53
The Big Finn Hall in Thunder Bay recently received National Historic Site status. The photos here, from Lakehead University in Thunder Bay and from Parks Canada in Ottawa, include captions detailing two tendencies--Temperance and Socialist--of one of the Upper Country's most industrious ethnic groups. Church Finn or Red Finn, their vigor pioneered the mines, the lumbercamps, the farms, the churches and the collectives.
Wed, March 05 2014 08:03
Several episodes of armed conflict in the War of 1812 took place across the Upper Country, especially at Mackinac Island and Sault Ste. Marie. This chronology lists all of them, and includes events leading to the U. S. declaration of war. It also lists details of the treaty that ended the war and set the new U.S.-Canada boundary--the longest peaceful international boundary in the world.
Chron.pdf (451.86 kb)