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Image from page 81 of "The North and West illustrated for tourist, business and pleasure travel : The popular resorts of California, Nevada, Idaho, Montana, Utah, Wyoming, Colorado, Nebraska, Dakota, Iowa, Illinois, Wisconsin, northern Michigan and Minnes

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Title: The North and West illustrated for tourist, business and pleasure travel : The popular resorts of California, Nevada, Idaho, Montana, Utah, Wyoming, Colorado, Nebraska, Dakota, Iowa, Illinois, Wisconsin, northern Michigan and Minnesota. A guide to the lakes and rivers, to the plains and mountains, to the resorts of birds, game animals and fishes; and hints for the commercial traveler, the theatre manager, the land hunter and the emigrant

Year: 1876 (1870s)

Authors: Chicago and North Western Railway Company Stennett, W. H. (William H.), 1832-1915

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Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Chicago & North-Western Railway Co.

Contributing Library: Harold B. Lee Library

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mp;Lyons, proprietors. This house is situated close tothe waters of the bay, and is a charming locationfor a summer home. Mesdames Williams andSherman keep excellent boarding houses. Therates for private board range from $6 to $12 perweek. A daily line of Pullman Palace Cars is runbetween Chicago and Marquette, by the Chicago &North-Western Railway Company. Marquette, as a watering place, cannot well beexcelled. Romantic scen-ery surrounding one onevery side, a cool, bracingatmosphere, which, tothose who may be suffer-ing from the heat of asummer sun, is, as itwere, the balm ofGilead. In the fore-ground a beautiful bayspreads away to the dis-tant shore (which is oftencompared to the bay ofVenice), whose silverywaters often lie like animmense mirror beneaththe rays of the settingsun, and when dottedwith vessels and steam-ers, presents a sceneworthy the pencil of anartist. Salmon troutabound in its waters, andare often taken by trol-ling, weighing from fiveto twenty-five pounds each

 

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The Falls of Minnehaha, Minn.—page 90 One person not infre-quently captures from one to twenty fish per day,in the season. There are a number of streams inthe vicinity, where the speckled beauties are await-ing the fly of the angler. Marquette has a population of about 8,000. It islighted with gas, and is supplied with water fromthe cool, crystal lake by the Holly water system. To the invalid or tourist, needing a few weeksrecreation, we-recommend them by all means toseek the pure air and splendid climate in andaround the fair city of Marquette. Sailing over thebroad, clear waters of Lake Superior, trolling forthe large thirty-pound lake fish, beating the moun-tain streams for speckled trout, visiting the rollingmills, furnaces, mines, and other objects of interest,will serve to pass away several weeks in an amusingand profitable manner. The hotels here are wellkept, very comfortable and charges reasonable. We quote from the Mining Journal: Thepeople of Marquette are remarkably well

  

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