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Superior, Wisconsin


Superior is a city in, and the county seat of, Douglas County in the state of Wisconsin. ... About the time of the European arrival, the Duluth–Superior region ... their "Sixth Stopping P...

History of Minnesota's Lake Superior - Minnesota Historical Society


Etienne Brule is credited with the European discovery of Lake Superior .... Nearby, La Pointe (Wisconsin) was the center of the Company's fishing business. ...... in the southern part of the state between the Minnesota and Mississippi Rivers.

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


Wisconsin was admitted to the union as the 30th state on May 29, 1848. ... by the western portion of Lake Superior and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan to the north ... In the southern two-thirds of the state, a combination of favourable climate, soil, .... About nine-tenths of Wisconsin's population is of northern European origin.

19th-Century Immigration |Turning Points in Wisconsin History ...


Thus, the settlement of Wisconsin by European immigrants was preceded and made possible by the coerced reduction of ... The first immigrants tended to settle in the southern parts of Wisconsin. ... Link to article: Recollections of Old Superior  ...

Ethnic Life in the South Shore Region


In northwestern Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, ... European presence along the South Shore of Lake Superior began with the ... wide the gates of passage from Scandinavia and Eastern and Southern Europe to “New Worlds.

Southern Shore Lake Superior Trip Report - Wisconsin Forum ...


Jul 8, 2013 ... We had a great trip along the southern shore of Lake Superior that I would like to share with you all. Our road trip was with our 1 year old son ...

Spiders of Wisconsin


Species Found in Wisconsin. Male Adult Male ... Native to southern Europe, this spider has made its way into North America, where it is now fairly widespread.

The Finns in America (European Reading Room, Library of Congress)


Carl Sjödahl, the former sailor, led 53 emigrants from Uusimaa in Southern Finland to ... Copper Mine on Lake Superior, Michigan, 1853. ... Minnesota, Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, and California.

History of Wisconsin Indians *** - Native Indian Tribes


Visit this site for facts and information about the history of Wisconsin Indians. ... of the Wisconsin Indians before the arrival of the white European settlers and colonists. ... Environment and Characteristics of the State of Wisconsin: Lake Superior ...

Wisconsin Facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles ...


Wisconsin is bordered on the n by Lake Superior and the state of Michigan ...... and from southern and eastern Europe, especially Poland, before World War I.

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Ojibwe History - Indian Country Wisconsin


In 1745, the Ojibwe of Lake Superior began to move ... Wisconsin and the southern shore of Lake Superior did not join ...

Wisconsin :: European Exploration and Settlement -- Kids ...


Wisconsin, European Exploration and Settlement: The first European to enter the ... Chouart, sieur de Groseilliers, explored the southern shore of Lake Superior.

Why Northern Europe is more egalitarian than Southern Europe ...


Feb 6, 2015 ... Cultures fall on a spectrum between egalitarian and hierarchical leadership styles. INSEAD professor Erin Meyer explains below why Northern ...