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Boom Town: Early History of Tomahawk Wisconsin 188

  • Authored by Robin L Comeau


    7" x 10" (17.78 x 25.4 cm) 
    Black & White on White paper
    294 pages
    ISBN-13: 978-0615784939
    ISBN-10: 0615784933 
    BISAC: History / United States / State & Local / Midwest


    A little more than 125 years ago, a hardy group of businessmen and ordinary folks carved out a city among the pines of northern Wisconsin where the Somo, Tomahawk and Wisconsin Rivers converge. Founded on the vision of one man, William H. Bradley, a millionaire lumberman from Maine, the city of Tomahawk literally ‘sprang up over night.’ Through Bradley’s foresight, Tomahawk boasts unusually wide streets, beautifully parked areas and boulevards, and a wide open welcoming business thoroughfare. Today, businesses are still flourishing, pines are still standing, and the population of the city has increased three fold.  
    Boomtown, is a historical account of the early years of Tomahawk, including biographical information on pioneers, prominent citizens and ordinary folks.

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