WHAT’S UP with the U.P?

Michigan’s Upper Peninsula’s history is fairly brief, yet significant and intriguing. Below is a brief outline, point-to-point, of how it came into existence, skipping over its geological birthing (although, noteworthy). The first inhabitants of the territory were the tribes speaking the Algonquin languages, around AD 800. They patrolled the U.P.’s wild lands for ages, until the firstContinue reading “WHAT’S UP with the U.P?”