Derivations of Indian Place Names around the Great Lakes
Indian Names of Places Near the Great Lakes
In this 71-page book, historian Dwight Kelton of Detroit describes the Indian origins and derivations of many of the place names in the Great Lakes region. Only a handful of Wisconsin names (Ashland, Kaukauna, Lake Winnebago, and Washington Island) are included.
Immigration and Settlement|
The Founding of Major Cities
|Creator: ||Kelton, Dwight H., 1843-1906.
|Pub Data: ||Detroit, Mich.: Detroit Free Press Printing Co., 1888.
|Citation: ||Kelton, Dwight H. Indian Names of Places Near the Great Lakes. (Detroit, 1888).
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