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  Discover Wisconsin's Lake Superior Circle Tour Travel
Heading east from Duluth, Mn on US 53, the first stop on the Wisconsin portion of the Lake Superior Circle Route is just over the bridge in Superior, Wisconsin.
(Click here for directory to more campgrounds) Returing to Superior and US 53 and heading east, you'll intersect with Wisconsin highway 13, the preferred scenic route to the Bayfield Peninsula where several quaint villages are located along this route: Port Wing, Herbster, and Cornucopia.
Eventually one reaches the town of Bayfield, the Wisconsin crown jewel of the Lake Superior tour, and its sister village on nearby Madeline Island.
www.superiortrails.com /wisconsin.html   (531 words)

  
  Superior, Wisconsin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Superior is a city and the county seat of Douglas County, Wisconsin.
Superior is located at the western end of Lake Superior in northwestern Wisconsin.
The Cathedral of Christ the King in Superior is the mother church of the diocese.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Superior,_Wisconsin   (605 words)

  
 Wisconsin - USA State World History of India, Wisconsin - USA State, Wisconsin bounded by Lake Superior, Peninsula, ...
It is bounded on the north by Lake Superior and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, on the south by Illinois, on the west by Iowa and Minnesota, and on the east by Lake Michigan.
Wisconsin ranks 16th (1990) in population among the 50 states and ranks 13th in the value of its manufacturing.
Wisconsin may be divided into five physiographic regions: the Lake Superior lowland; the northern highland; the central sandy plain; the western upland, extending across the southwestern portion of Wisconsin; and the eastern ridges and lowlands.
www.4to40.com /earth/history/index.asp?article=earth_history_wisconsin   (1745 words)

  
 World Almanac for Kids
WISCONSIN, one of the East North Central states of the U.S., bordered on the N by Lake Superior and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, on the E by Lake Michigan, on the S by Illinois, and on the W by Iowa and Minnesota.
Wisconsin’s Indians became increasingly dependent on the trade and were inevitably drawn into the imperial wars of the late 1700s, fighting in the French and Indian War (1754–63) and on the side of the British during the American Revolution.
Wisconsin became part of the U.S. in 1783 at the end of the American Revolution, but U.S. control was not effectively established until the building of forts at Green Bay and Prairie du Chien in 1816.
www.worldalmanacforkids.com /explore/states/wisconsin.html   (4628 words)

  
 Superior, Wisconsin
Superior is situated on the south side of a superb natural harbor at the west end of Lake Superior, across from Duluth, Minnesota.
Village government was established in 1887 and Superior received a city charter in 1889.
It was from Superior that the ore vessel Edmund Fitzgerald sailed to meet its destruction in a terrible storm on the morning of November 10, 1975 with the loss of all 29 men on ship.
www.u-s-history.com /pages/h2129.html   (436 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Wisconsin
It is bounded on the east by Lake Michigan, on the north by the upper Peninsula of the State of Michigan and by Lake Superior, on the west by Minnesota and St. Croix Rivers, and on the south by Illinois.
Wisconsin Indians took part in Braddock's defeat, in the siege of Fort William Henry, and in the defence of Quebec, and in 1760 dispatched a party to the defence of Montreal, but retired before its fall.
In 1774 Wisconsin was annexed to the Province of Quebec.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/15661b.htm   (4952 words)

  
 Village of Maple Bluff, Madison, Wisconsin
A BRIEF HISTORY OF In 1948 the Village of Maple Bluff was a pleasant and comfortable suburban area in which to live.
Fire hazard was low and the Village was protected by an agreement with the Madison Fire Department.
The Village quickly countered by establishing a Volunteer Fire Department, well equipped and under the direction and training of Chief Larry Nielson a retire Chicago Fire Department official.
www.villageofmaplebluff.com /firehistory.shtml   (177 words)

  
 Superior, Wisconsin
Superior is the county seat of Douglas County, Wisconsin.
A city with a population of 27,368 as of the 2000 census, Superior is located at the western end of Lake Superior in northwestern Wisconsin.
Superior is also the home of the University of Wisconsin-Superior.
creekin.net /c8005-n256-superior-wisconsin.html   (499 words)

  
 Wisconsin Apartments
Wisconsin, the Badger State, is a great place to explore and, when you've found just the right spot, a wonderful place to settle down.
Wisconsin is also a leading manufacturer of machinery, paper, automobiles and furniture.
Wisconsin's overall cost of living is about 3% below the national average, with housing costs—including apartments for rent—at about 5% below average.
www.rent.com /rentals/wisconsin   (710 words)

  
 Superior (village), Wisconsin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Superior is a village in Douglas County, Wisconsin, United States.
The village is located within the Town of Superior and is just south of and adjacent to the City of Superior.
In the village the population was spread out with 21.0% under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 25.4% from 25 to 44, 28.6% from 45 to 64, and 16.6% who were 65 years of age or older.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Superior_(village),_Wisconsin   (394 words)

  
 Wisconsin Outdoor, state parks, forests and recreation areas.
The Brule River drops 328 feet as it cascades from its headwaters to the shores of Lake Superior.
This park, overlooking the largest inland lake in Wisconsin, is situated on limestone cliffs, once sacred to Native Americans.
A 200-acre wildlife refuge is adjacent to the 924 acre park.
www.pair.com /mud3/wisconsinoutdoor/stateparks.htm   (1421 words)

  
 St. Louis And Lower Nemadji Rivers Watershed (LS01)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The tailwaters of the Fond du Lac dam are in Wisconsin.
The RAP recommends areas of the Superior Municipal Forest be managed to provide heron habitat and that special designations be used to protect the forest from development pressure that forced the abandonment of a former rookery.
Wisconsin Point is the eastern portion of a long coastal barrier spit separating the waters of Lake Superior from Allouez Bay.
www.dnr.state.wi.us /org/gmu/superior/BasinPlan/watersheds/ls01.html   (15744 words)

  
 French Exploration
Coincidental to the celebration of Wisconsin's 150th anniversary of statehood that took place statewide in 1998, the Wisconsin's French Connections Project seeks to involve as many people as possible who have an interest in gathering and sharing information on this important part of Wisconsin's history.
Wisconsin Histical Society produced web page that shows a timeline of major events in Wisconsin history from prehistory to the present.
The Dakota of northern Wisconsin and Minnesota were then in the midst of a long-term war against the Ojibwa or Chippewa Indians, who claimed divine manifest over the wild rice lakes that traditionally sustained the Dakota.
academics.uww.edu /libmedia/wisconsinweb/Huebsch_Frenchimmigrant.html   (1389 words)

  
 Wisconsin: Life's So Good.
Wisconsin's historic sites and surrounding areas provide great opportunities for daytrips or three-day getaways that offer motorists both fantastic scenery and a fascinating glimpse back in time.
Two more historical attractions that in southern Wisconsin include Ten Chimneys in Genesee Depot, the restored estate of actors Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne and Taliesin, the home, workshop and architectural laboratory of America's premier architect, Frank Lloyd Wright tucked into the lush countryside of Spring Green.
Located at Wisconsin's northernmost point, Madeline Island Historical Museum features exhibits and artifacts illustrating all eras of the island's history, dating back to the paleo-Indians and the Lake Superior Ojibwe people, the arrival of French voyageurs, Catholic and Protestant missionaries, fishermen, lumbermen and the more recent summer cottager visitors.
www.travelwisconsin.com /seasons/summer_historic.htm   (433 words)

  
 Wisconsin Vacation Rentals, Wisconsin Rentals , Central, Northern, & Southern
A Wisconsin Dells vacation rental or cottage is ideal for enjoying a variety of family activities, from water parks and museums to amusement parks and go-karts.
Wisconsin Dells vacation rentals are in great demand during the Flake Out Festival, the third weekend of January, and the Automotion auto show, the third weekend of May.
Belgium, Wisconsin, nicknamed “the Village with a heart”, is known for its distinct Luxembourg flair.
www.a1vacations.com /USA_Wisconsin.htm   (560 words)

  
 Great Lakes Steamships and Canals - Wisconsin Historical Society
Steamboats on the Mississippi River connected Wisconsin to the Gulf of Mexico, while immigrants and goods from the East came into the territory on Great Lakes steamships.
Bordering these two great waterways, Wisconsin residents faced the problem of how to connect the two transportation systems.
With the economic success of the Erie Canal, opened in 1825, the answer for many in Wisconsin seemed to be canals.
www.wisconsinhistory.org /turningpoints/tp-016   (419 words)

  
 Superior Wisconsin Jaycees
The Superior Junior Chamber of Commerce (Jaycees) is a civic organization with a purpose of training the leaders of tomorrow.
The Superior Jaycees are involved in many activities in the Superior-Douglas County area - be it a fundraiser, a community event or a social activity.
In 2006, the Superior Jaycees were able to donate over $24,000 to 35 different community organizations.
www.superiorjaycees.org   (282 words)

  
 PolishRoots - PAHA Articles
The Poles in the Diocese of Superior, Wisconsin
The Catholic Diocese of Superior in Wisconsin was erected in 1905.
Closer to Superior is the village of Dedham.
www.polishroots.org /paha/superior_wisc.htm   (3223 words)

  
 Superior - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
superior is the generic term, and in some cases the formal title, for the head of a monastery or other local unit of a religious order or congregation, e.g.
abbot and prior, while a general superior and a provincial superior, exercise a supervisory role in a religious order or congregation viz.
Some inhabitants of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan have proposed seceding from Michigan to form a new U.S. state called Superior (proposed state), although such proposals are not taken very seriously and are mostly seen as a joke.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Superior   (291 words)

  
 bed and breakfast Superior, wisconsin lodging, Cornucopia family restaurants, The Village Inn, family vacations, ...
The Village Inn in the small, hospitable village of Cornucopia, Wisconsin, offers the ambiance of an intimate country inn.
The picturesque harbor, two miles of sandy beaches on Lake Superior, and beautiful sunsets are treasured by artists, photographers and nature lovers.
The Village Inn offers bed and breakfast, lodging, family vacations, family restaurants, weekend getaways, bars, taverns, b and b, b and b for Douglas, Ashland, Washburn, Bayfield, Sawyer, Washburn, Douglas, Ashland, Bayfield, Douglas, Ashland, Sawyer, Bayfield, and neighboring Bayfield County Wisconsin communities
www.explorewisconsin.com /TheVillageInn   (351 words)

  
 Bayfield Wisconsin a Lake Superior gem
Located at the furthermost tip of Wisconsin, on the southern shore of Lake Superior, Bayfield County is a land of tranquil fishing towns, artist communities, and Native American villages.
Many visitors are drawn by the natural beauty of Lake Superior, the largest freshwater lake in the western hemisphere.
Held July 29-30 the juried arts and crafts event is one of the state's largest art shows and is held in Memorial Park on the shores of Lake Superior in downtown Bayfield.
www.travelworldmagazine.com /contributors/detail.php?ArticleID=949   (638 words)

  
 Lake Superior Magazine 2005 Photo Contest Winners   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
For Colleen Kumrow of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, it was a magical time to capture the autumn colors.
Her photography is combined with technical skills that enrich viewers with the emotion that attracted the photographer.
The February/March 2006 issue of Lake Superior Magazine containing the prize winning entries is available at better magazine and book stores across the country or from the publisher at 1-888-BIG LAKE (888-244-5253).
www.lakesuperior.com /news/05winners.html   (287 words)

  
 Village Inn - Cornucopia, WI - Bed & Breakfast Inns ONLINE - Travel * Lodging * Bed and Breakfast * Country Inns
Located at the corner of Wisconsin State Highway 13 and County Trunk C in Cornucopia, and Lake Superior's South Shore.
Enjoy dinner in our gracious restaurant known for its specialities of fresh Lake Superior whitefish or trout and fish chowder and friendly courteous service.
Village Inn is a member of the following associations:
www.bbonline.com /wi/village/index.html   (173 words)

  
 Our Town, Cornucopia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
These scenes from the fishing village of Cornucopia were taken at the harbor, a port of refuge on Lake Superior.
This village has a long tradition of commercial fishing, but as times changed, and the fishing industry consolidated, many of the old fishing sheds at the harbor have taken on new lives as gift stores, a bed and breakfast, and a community center.
In addition to fishing, the area has several fruit farms, a strong logging industry, and a healthy tourist trade.
www.superiorletterpress.com /ourtown.html   (146 words)

  
 Superior, Wisconsin
Superior, along with its twin city Duluth Minnesota, has one of the countries leading ports in terms of tonnage.
The city is also home to the University of Wisconsin - Superior.
Nearby parks and natural areas also make this a popular year round outdoor recreational area.
www.planetware.com /wisconsin/superior-us-wi-sup.htm   (85 words)

  
 Wisconsin Web Page
We have access to thousands of MLS listings for homes and condos in Milwaukee, Madison, Green Bay, Kenosha, Racine or any of the other communities in Wisconsin.
The weather for Madison, Wisconsin is reported by a local weather station using a combination of TAF and METAR reports from airports and weather stations in the area (ICAO).
The time displayed on the weather output is the last reported update for that location.
wisconsinwebpage.com   (140 words)

  
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The data relating to real estate for sale on this web site comes in part from the Broker ReciprocitySM Program of the Superior Area Association of REALTORS® Multiple Listing Service.
Real estate listings held by brokerage firms other than COLDWELL BANKER EAST WEST are marked with the Broker ReciprocitySM logo or the Broker ReciprocitySM thumbnail logo (a little fl house) and detailed information about them includes the name of the listing brokers.
Copyright 2006 Superior Area Association of REALTORS® Multiple Listing Service.
www.superioridx.com /index.php?site_id=180   (138 words)

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