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The Voyageurs Highway

Grace Nute

Published May 15th 1976
ISBN : 9780873517560
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132 pages
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The voyageurs highway was the route from Lake Superior along inland waterways to the Minnesota North Country. Countless people--explorers, fur traders, missionaries, map makers, lumberjacks, miners, conservationists, naturalists--were drawn to theMoreThe voyageurs highway was the route from Lake Superior along inland waterways to the Minnesota North Country. Countless people--explorers, fur traders, missionaries, map makers, lumberjacks, miners, conservationists, naturalists--were drawn to the regions woods and lakeshores. Indians, French Canadians, Yankees, Scandinavians, and Slavs all used the rich resources of the land to follow an old way of life or to find a new one. In a lively, clear style, Grace Lee Nute tells the fascinating story of their adventures and love of the land.The Voyageurs Highway serves as a dependable source of historical information on the fur trade era, the opening of the iron Range, and the loggers way of life.A noted scholar of exploration and the fur trade, Grace Lee Nute was a manuscripts curator at the Minnesota Historical Society, a professor of history at Hamline University, and the author of numerous books, including The Voyageur.