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Pioneers in the wilderness

Willis H. Raff

Pioneers in the wilderness

Minnesota"s Cook County, Grand Marais, and the Gunflint in the 19th century

by Willis H. Raff

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Published by Cook County Historical Society in Grand Marais, Minn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Cook County (Minn.),
  • Grand Marais (Minn.)
    • Subjects:
    • Cook County (Minn.) -- History,
    • Grand Marais (Minn.) -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementWillis H. (Bill) Raff.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF612.C65 R34 1981
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 402 p. :
      Number of Pages402
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2801535M
      LC Control Number83232366


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