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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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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).