Travel Guide to Lake Superior in 1872

Lake Superior Guide, giving a description of all the objects of interest and places of resort on this great inland sea; with an account of the iron, copper & silver mines, also commercial statistics... by John Disturnell

John Disturnell, a prominent 19th century compiler and publisher of travel guides, wrote this book on Lake Superior in 1872. Offering descriptions of places of interest as well as statistics on the region's commercial advantages due to rich mineral resources, Disturnell's guide provides a comprehensive portrait of the towns and transportation routes of northern Wisconsin.

Related Topics: Immigration and Settlement
Great Lakes Steamships and Canals
19th-Century Immigration
Mining in Northern Wisconsin
Creator: Disturnell, John
Pub Data: Philadelphia: J. Disturnell, 1872.
Citation: Disturnell, John. Lake Superior Guide by John Disturnell. (Philadelphia: J. Disturnell, 1872); Online facsimile at:
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