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Great Lakes Folklore: Legends of the Five Sisters

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Over the years, the Great Lakes - Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie, and Ontario - have carried Native Americans, explorers, immigrants, bandits, miners, warriors, and entrepreneurs and have inspired great tales of life on and around the water. What secrets do the Great Lakes, also known as the Five Sisters, hold deep? With nearly 60 images and illustrations, Great Lakes Folklore aims to answer that question. Relive the saga and tragedy of maritime ships the Success and Griffin. Meet the nefarious Lake Erie ...
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Overview

Over the years, the Great Lakes - Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie, and Ontario - have carried Native Americans, explorers, immigrants, bandits, miners, warriors, and entrepreneurs and have inspired great tales of life on and around the water. What secrets do the Great Lakes, also known as the Five Sisters, hold deep? With nearly 60 images and illustrations, Great Lakes Folklore aims to answer that question. Relive the saga and tragedy of maritime ships the Success and Griffin. Meet the nefarious Lake Erie monster. Learn the story of Oliver Hazard Perry and the Battle of Lake Erie. These stories and more await. May they take you to places you have never been before.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780764344800
  • Publisher: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
  • Publication date: 12/28/2013
  • Pages: 160
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Charles Cassady, Jr. graduated from Syracuse University with a degree in Journalism. This is his fourth book with Schiffer Publishing and the second one about the history of the Great Lakes. He lives in Ohio.

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