Tahquamenon

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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They were put on excess leave for the summer, which Vowell divided between waitressing at a truck stop and hunting elk in Colorado with friends, followed by backpacking from the northern shore of Lake Michigan up to the Tahquamenon River.
In 1844 they approached Bingham about establishing a settlement at Tahquamenon.
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.
He got hooked when he visited Tahquamenon Falls in Michigan's Upper Peninsula as a kid, and now he's something of an expert.
Tahquamenon Falls is beautiful any time of year, take a short walk to the Observation Point, walk down to the bottom of the falls, or hike on the extensive trail system that runs throughout the park.
Late Holocene lake-level variation in southeastern Lake Superior: Tahquamenon Bay, Michigan.
The last recorded cougar killed in Michigan was in the UP in December of 1906, near the Tahquamenon River, in Luce County (Zuidema 1999).
Tahquamenon Falls State Park: Tahquamenon Falls State Park encompasses nearly 40,000 acres and includes one of the largest waterfalls east of the Mississippi.
There are many waterfalls, nearly all of them on the rivers of the Upper Peninsula, where the most famous are the Tahquamenon Falls.
The Tahquamenon Area Civic Center Committee (TACCC) is hosting a raffle featuring lakefront property as the grand prize.
The chief rivers used by the lumber industry in the Upper Peninsula were the Tahquamenon and the Ontonagon, flowing into Lake Superior, and the Escanaba and Menominee, emptying into Lake Michigan.
It's rated fair near Ishpeming and Manistique, Newberry and Tahquamenon Falls, where development ranges from 40 to 50 percent.