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View Resource Michigan's Historic Bridges

As part of our dedication to the preservation of cultural resources, Michigan Dept. of Transportation (MDOT) maintains an inventory of historic bridges that are located on state owned roads. This inventory lists counties and the historic bridges located in those counties.

http://www.michigan.gov/mdot/0,1607,7-151-9620_11154_11188--...
View Resource Historical Collections of the Great Lakes [Bowling Green State University]

The purpose of the Historical Collections of the Great Lakes (HCGL)is to collect, preserve, and make available historical materials documenting the Great Lakes region and connecting waterways. The HCGL's collections include materials related to commercial shipping, shipbuilding, navigation, maritime law, commercial fishing, shipwrecks, yachting, labor history, popular literature, freshwater...

http://www.bgsu.edu/library/cac/collections/hcgl.html
View Resource Woods and Water: Folksongs from Michigan History

The folk songs in this album preserve a direct link to the lives of lumbermen, ore haulers on the Great Lakes, and immigrant farmers in nineteenth-century Michigan. Listen as Duane Starcher performs the following titles: Michigan-I-A, The Bigler, The Little Brown Bulls, Red Iron Ore, Once More a-Lumbering Go, On Mee-shee-gan, Turner?s Camp on the Chippewa, The Beaver Island Boys, The P...

http://www.secondcello.com/michiganfolksongs/
View Resource Office of the State Archaeologist

The Office of the State Archaeologist (OSA), records, investigates, interprets and protects Michigan's archaeological sites.

http://www.michigan.gov/mshda/0,1607,7-141-54320---,00.html
View Resource Connecting the Upper Peninsula: East to West and North to South - The Wesley Perron Railroad Collection and Others

Transportation plays a unique and vital role in Upper Michigan’s history. In the late 19th and 20th century, the Upper Peninsula presented the greatest challenges and richest rewards to people who were tough enough to build an economy and a way of life around rail lines, shipping routes, and sled trails. This site documents their successes and their failures, from the building of the first...

http://updigit.uproc.lib.mi.us/cdm/landingpage/collection/Pe...
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