Camping the hard way - 1880's Historical Photos from Mikel B. Classen Collection Going camping back in the late 1800s was a lot different than it is today. There was no Coleman Company, no L.L. Bean, no ergonomic backpacks. And hiking shoes, not a chance. The equipment was heavy and bulky while the wilderness was … Continue reading Historical Photos – Camping out in the U.P. 1880s style
Charlotte Kawbawgam who is pictured above is a Michigan U.P. Woman in History. This Marquette area Native American changed the rights of Native Americans in a profound way and has become nearly lost in time. I expect few have heard this story.