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History of Alpena, Michigan, USA

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  • 1854 - Alpena county
    Alpena, originally called Anamickee, a new county in the N. E. part of Michigan, bordering on Lake Huron and Thunder bay. The area is estimated at...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Alpena
    Alpena, a city, the capital of Alpena co., Mich, on Thunder Bay, at the mouth of Thunder Bay River, about 125 miles N. by E. from Saginaw City. It...Read MORE...


  • Alpena, Michigan, USA
    Kimball Lumber Co. Mill
    Fletcher Pulp and Paper Mill
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  • News 1902 - EXCURSION IS IN A WRECK. FATAL ACCIDENT ON THE DETROIT & MACKINAW RAILROAD. ONE KILLED AND MANY HURT.
    Others May Succumb to Their Injuries - Seven of the Passengers Are in Serious Condition - Tender of the Locomotive Jumps the Track, Engineer Applies...Read MORE...


  • News 1903 - BAD WIND STORM FOLLOWED BY HAIL. SWEPT OVER NORTHERN MICHIGAN LAST NIGHT AND WROUGHT MUCH DESTRUCTION. FARMER INSTANTLY KILLED DURING STORM.
    Alpena, Mich., July 29. - A terrific wind and rain storm accompanied by hail, passed over Alpena county, last night, and wrought much destruction....Read MORE...


  • Alpena, Michigan, USA
    New Depot, Alpena, Mich.
    Postcard
  • 1916
    Alpena, a city, the capital of Alpena co., Mich., on Thunder Bay, at the mouth of Thunder Bay River, and on the Detroit and Mackinac R., about 125...Read MORE...


  • Alpena, Michigan, USA
    Richardson Dam, Alpena, Mich.
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Kimball Lumber Co. Mill
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New Depot, Alpena, Mich.
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Richardson Dam, Alpena, Mich.
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  • 1854 - Alpena county
    Alpena, originally called Anamickee, a new county in the N. E. part of Michigan, bordering on Lake Huron and Thunder bay. The area is estimated at... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Alpena
    Alpena, a city, the capital of Alpena co., Mich, on Thunder Bay, at the mouth of Thunder Bay River, about 125 miles N. by E. from Saginaw City. It... Read MORE...

  • News  1902 - EXCURSION IS IN A WRECK. FATAL ACCIDENT ON THE DETROIT & MACKINAW RAILROAD. ONE KILLED AND MANY HURT.
    Others May Succumb to Their Injuries - Seven of the Passengers Are in Serious Condition - Tender of the Locomotive Jumps the Track, Engineer Applies... Read MORE...

  • News  1903 - BAD WIND STORM FOLLOWED BY HAIL. SWEPT OVER NORTHERN MICHIGAN LAST NIGHT AND WROUGHT MUCH DESTRUCTION. FARMER INSTANTLY KILLED DURING STORM.
    Alpena, Mich., July 29. - A terrific wind and rain storm accompanied by hail, passed over Alpena county, last night, and wrought much destruction.... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Alpena, a city, the capital of Alpena co., Mich., on Thunder Bay, at the mouth of Thunder Bay River, and on the Detroit and Mackinac R., about 125... Read MORE...

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