Going Back to Central by Lon L. Emerick
On the Road in Search of the Past in Michigan's Upper Peninsula

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Going Back to Central -- On the Road in Search of the Past in Michigan's Upper Peninsula is a journey of discovery --connecting the present with the history of Cornish copper miners in the region. Although the purpose of the author's trip was to honor and celebrate the lives of his Cornish ancestors who came to Central Mine in the 1800s, along the way he savors the autumn splendors of a beautiful and rugged part of the north country and listens for tales of its unique and sturdy residents.

Includes 31 full color photos; 21 b/w historic photographs

Going Back to Central -- On the Road in Search of the Past in Michigan's Upper Peninsula has been selected as a Michigan Notable Book for 2004 by the Library of Michigan.

 

About Lon L. Emerick

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Retired professor, author, fifth-generation descendant of Cornish copper miners in Upper Peninsula of Michigan
 
Published March 3, 2003 by North County Pub. 160 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Nature & Wildlife, Travel, Science & Math. Non-fiction

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