The Early History of Michigan's Thumb in Poetry



The Logging of the Cass River in Michigan's Thumb / The Fur Trade of Michigan's Thumb

Chief Otusson / Podunk

The Rivers of the Saginaw Valley -- 1839

The Thumb of Michigan Place Names / Michigan County Names / U. S. State Names


Stories of Early Caro, Michigan



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Cutting from the 1855 Farmer Map of Michigan showing Tuscola County 


Above is a cutting from the 1855 Farmer Map of Michigan that shows Tuscola County: Note to the northwest the rice gathering areas or Boygoning's and the two streams both called Quanacusee.