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An 1870 proposal to build a canal at Sturgeon Bay

Proposed ship canal at Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, to connect Green bay with Lake Michigan and open a new harbor on the west shore of the lake.


This four page pamphlet proposes the construction of a canal at Sturgeon Bay, connecting Lake Michigan with Green Bay. The author proceeds to outline the various reasons that Congress should grant land toward this project by detailing the many advantages that would come from its construction.

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Related Topics: Immigration and Settlement
Great Lakes Steamships and Canals
Creator: Unknown
Pub Data: Washington, D. C. McGill & Witherow, printers and stereogypers, 366 E street [187-?].
Citation: Proposed ship canal at Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, to connect Green bay with Lake Michigan and open a new harbor on the west shore of the lake. (Washington, 1870); Online facsimile at:  http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/rbpe.20605600; Visited on: 4/25/2014
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