A travel guide to healthful resorts in the upper Midwest, 1875

Guide to Summer Resorts in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan, Etc., Etc.,

Published as a supplement to the "Routes and Rates Book" of the Chicago, Alton, & St. Louis Railroad, this travel guide to the upper Midwest provided tourists with information about the best hotels and attractions along the railroad line. Trips to streams, springs, and lakes with supposed healing powers were especially popular in the latter half of the nineteenth century and this guide contains substantial information on the "miracle" waters of Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Michigan.

Related Topics: Immigration and Settlement
The Progressive Era
Development of the Railroads
Travel and Tourism
Creator: Charlton, James
Pub Data: [S.l. : J. Charlton], 1875. (Pamphlet 56-1660)
Citation: Charlton, James. "Guide to summer resorts in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan, etc., etc." ([S.l. : J. Charlton], 1875). Online facsimile at:  http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/turningpoints/search.asp?id=1042; Visited on: 5/30/2020