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Ishpeming

1911 Encyclopedia Britannica

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a city of Marquette county, Michigan, U.S.A., about 15 m. W. by S. .of Marquette, in the N. part of the upper peninsula. Pop. (1890) 11, 1 97; (1900) 1 3, 2 55, of whom 5970 were foreign-born; (1904, State census) 11,623. It is served by the Chicago & North Western, the Duluth, South Shore & Atlantic, and the Lake Superior and Ishpeming railways. The city is 1400 ft. above sea-level (whence its name, from an Ojibway Indian word, said to mean "high up"), in the centre of the Marquette Range iron district, and has seven mines within its limits; the mining of iron ore is its principal industry. Ishpeming was settled about 1854, and was incorporated as a city in 1873.

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Chisholm, Hugh, General Editor. Entry for 'Ishpeming'. 1911 Encyclopedia Britanica. https://www.studylight.org/​encyclopedias/​eng/​bri/​i/ishpeming.html. 1910.
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