Upper Peninsula

  • (noun): The peninsula between Lake Superior and Lake Michigan that forms the northwestern part of Michigan.

Some articles on upper peninsula, peninsula, peninsulas:

Marquette Branch Prison - Origin
... During the late 19th century the population in the Upper Peninsula quickly grew as did the number of criminal convictions ... and the cost of moving prisoners from the Upper Peninsula to the Lower Peninsula prisons was becoming expensive ... Talk of building a prison in the Upper Peninsula began ...
Michigan Territory - History and Government - Beginnings of American Rule
... In 1800, the western half of the Lower Peninsula and most of the Upper Peninsula was attached to Indiana Territory when it was established as a separate government from the ... Wayne County was thereby reduced to the remainder of the two peninsulas, and continued under the government of the Northwest Territory ... county, was also expanded at this time, to include the western portion of the Upper Peninsula and a small sliver of the Lower Peninsula along the shore of Lake Michigan ...
List Of Amphibians Of Michigan
... split into four regions the northern and southern Lower Peninsula and the eastern and western Upper Peninsula, with differentiations based on climate, soils ... Region one, the southern Lower Peninsula, is generally characterized by a warmer, less variable climate ... Region two, the northern Lower Peninsula, has a climate that is cooler and more variable, with greater precipitation, due to its proximity to the Great Lakes, more extensive uplands and more northern ...
Little Brown Jug Of The Upper Peninsula Of Michigan - History
... According to one account, the Upper Peninsula's Brown Jug tradition began in 1910 ... coveted Little Brown Jug, considered to be one of the most prized of Upper Peninsula high school football ... Little Brown Jug was "one of the oldest in the history of the Upper Peninsula High School grid circles, dating back to 1913." In 2005, after a lapse of several years, the renewal of the Upper Peninsula's ...
Ralph Heikkinen - University of Michigan - Hero of The Upper Peninsula
... Heikkinen was the first player from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan to win All-Big Ten honors in 1938, and he topped that in 1939 as the region’s first All-American ... came from all parts of the Upper Peninsula last night to pay tribute to the football star.” The following day, he spoke to students in the assembly room ... Michigan coach Fritz Crisler accompanied Heikkinen back to the Upper Peninsula for another banquet ...

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    Hilda Doolittle (1886–1961)