Cheboygan Twin Lakes: Community in the Woods

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By Thomas R. Knox

About the Book

Format Dimensions Pages
Softcover 8.5x11 230

This book explores the complex physical, historical, and social factors that have allowed a small kettle lake in northeastern Michigan to remain ecologically and environmentally sound, a gem lake. The book investigates these within the context of local/regional, state, and national history. It also tells a story of how and why a community of residents has been formed in the forest and has functioned as an effective steward of its natural resources.

About the Author

Thomas Knox is a retired professor of history at Bowling Green State University (OH). His teaching and research specializations were British and Modern European history, World War I, and local history. He is also a cottager in the woods of northern Lower Michigan and a canoeist and kayaker who has lived much of his life near oceans, rivers, and lakes.