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Lake Erie - Wikipedia


Lake Erie is the fourth-largest lake (by surface area) of the five Great Lakes in North America, ..... Lake Erie was the last of the Great Lakes to be explored by Europeans, since the Iroquois who o...

Southeastern Michigan - Lake Erie - Michigan Forum - TripAdvisor


Apr 18, 2013 ... Lake Erie throughout Michigan is mostly industrial and there are virtually no tourist areas or attractions. Lake Michigan, in southern or northern ...

Lake Erie Genealogy - FamilySearch Wiki


Dec 21, 2015 ... Europeans named the tribe the Neutral Indians since these people refused ... as Port Talbot and the Talbot River and Talbotville in southern Ontario ... Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Michigan) and one Canadian Province (Ontario).

European settlement - MSU Department of Geography - Michigan ...


The standard frontier histories bring a rush of settlers into southern Michigan after the Erie Canal was opened, and, after a few paragraphs most historians move ...

Great Lakes | lake system, North America | Britannica.com


Dec 22, 2008 ... They played a central role in the European colonization and development ... Lakes Erie and Ontario and the southern portion of Lake Michigan are now ... Lake Chicago, in what is now the southern Lake Michigan basin, and ...

Michigan | history - geography - state, United States | Britannica.com


Jun 17, 2015 ... Although by the size of its land Michigan ranks only 22nd of the 50 states, the ... Between Lake Huron and Lake Erie, in the southeast, the Lower Peninsula ... Most of the larger rivers are found in the southern part of the Lower Peninsula, .... Because the first European settlers in Detroit were French Roman ...

Lake Erie Facts - Live Science


May 17, 2013 ... Cleveland, Ohio, and Erie, Pa., sit on the southern shore. ... Lake Superior, Lake Michigan and Lake Huron — as well as tributaries such as the St. Clair ... Lake Erie was the last of the Great Lakes to be explored by Europeans.

Michigan facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles ...


Get information, facts, and pictures about Michigan at Encyclopedia.com. ... the lower peninsula, projecting northward between Lakes Michigan, Erie, and Huron. ..... from Germany, Ireland, and, later, from eastern and southern Europe.

Indian Country Wisconsin - Great Lakes History: A General View


The exact date of initial European contact with the Great Lakes Indians is unknown. ... including the Erie, and scattering others such as the Huron from their original ... Tribes in Michigan's southern peninsula -- the Potawatomi, Ojibwe, Sauk, ...

Erie Marsh Preserve | The Nature Conservancy


Erie Marsh represents 11% of the remaining marshland in southeastern Michigan and ... It also harbors some of Michigan's few remaining colonies of American lotus, and ... Caribbean · Central America · Europe · North America · South America ... the fall and continues to own the cottages at the southern end...