Accessed December 04, 2017. https://www.nps.gov/piro/index.htm.By the end of the late 1800s, areas such as Grand Marais and Munising had been completely depleted of pines therefore resorting to hardwoods in the early 1900s.
The Historical Significance of the Pictured Rocks National LakeshoreThe Marshall Street Armory, Lansing – 119th Field ArtilleryMotown Records and the Hitsville, USA Motown MuseumExploring the World from a Michigan perspective.It was the hope that tourism would fill the void of the logging industry.
While the Munising Mills corporation was abandoned shortly after 1944 due to shortages during the war, the Munising Paper Company was successfully producing 70 tons of paper per day. “The Pictured Rocks of Lake Superior,” Harper’s New Monthly Magazine, (May,1867), XXXIV CCIV, 324.Events, Organizations, Machines and ProtestAs an effort to help, Alger County donated 27-acres of land that surrounded Miners Castle, to the state in order to encourage the state park idea.As of today, visitors come to the national lakeshore from across the country. Munising itself is a very small town (population 2,329!)
The switch to hardwoods helped regain the local economy as the people of the Munising area manufactured paper products and cedar railroad ties. 1964 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1964),20-21 [hereafter cited as Pictured Rocks Hearing, Escanaba].MI: Alger County Historical Society, 1986.Souls, Steam, and Steel: The Triumph and Tragedy of a Michigan Freighter“Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore (U.S. National Park Service).” National Parks Service. It was the establishment of the area becoming a national lakeshore that granted much easier access to the rock formations, which in turn increased the number of tourists. Escanaba.
Pictured Rocks, which was slated to receive $81,500 to put a four-person management team in place by July 1967, and $28,100 for three maintenance staff, was cut to the hiring of a superintendent and chief ranger, with no support staff. Lake Superior, the largest of the Great Lakes, is located directly north of the Upper Peninsula and centered along the peninsula’s northern coastline, lies Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore.
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Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore stands out among the rest as having a reputation for being one of the most spectacular parks to give ice climbing a go — whether you are a novice or an experienced climber. 2010. The Pictured Rocks tower 50 to 200 feet directly from Lake Superior and stretch for about fifteen miles along its 42-miles length. Location: Just east of Munising, MI.
Accessed December 04, 2017.http://www.michigandnr.com/parksandtrails/Details.aspx?type=SPRK&id=457.Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is a vastly beautiful and resourceful land.