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The Gay, Michigan Story CLARENCE J. MONETTE

The Gay, Michigan Story


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Publication: Greenlee Printing Co of Calumet, MI, 1988, Calumet

First edition. 8vo. Pink pictorial, printed wrappers, 128 pp., author's note, illustrated from photographs, facsimiles, sources. Brief history and numerous pictures of early Gay located in Keweenaw County, Michigan. Originally a small lumber town until the late 1890s when the Mohawk Mining Company was formed and decided the community would be the location for its milling operations. The town was named after Joseph E. Gay who explored the mining area and was a director of the Mohawk and Wolverine Mining Companys. Fine copy.

Inventory Number: 42097