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Tahquamenon

(təkwä`mənən, –mənŏn'), river, c.80 mi (130 km) long, rising in the E Upper Peninsula, N Mich., and flowing E and NE to Whitefish Bay of Lake Superior. It was once a well-known logging river. It is noted for its waterfalls and is celebrated in Henry Wadsworth LongfellowLongfellow, Henry Wadsworth,
1807–82, American poet, b. Portland, Maine, grad. Bowdoin College, 1825. He wrote some of the most popular poems in American literature, in which he created a new body of romantic American legends.
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Robert Dollar of the American Lumber Company purchased 60,000 acres of white pine from the Detroit, Mackinac & Marquette Railroad in 1881 to build a sawmill on the Tahquamenon River.
The Tahquamenon River wanders through woods, big woods, deep woods, full of the sorts of animals that look good in woods and people who generally do not mind they are there.
The last recorded cougar killed in Michigan was in the UP in December of 1906, near the Tahquamenon River, in Luce County (Zuidema 1999).
Brazil has the huge Iguacu Falls, so the size of the two on the Tahquamenon River did not impress them.
These presentations will highlight shipwrecks, sandstone architecture, the Tahquamenon River, lumber camps, and Sugar Island among other topics.
Just past Dollarville, Dad turned toward a tract of public land with access to the Tahquamenon River.