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Forum games 🎲 Guess The City 07.21.2021

michaelskis

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Originally, it's location was occupied by Native Americans, but was settled because of the potential for shipping by both water and rail. In the late 1700's it was even a lesser known stop for pirates. However, today this city has less than 10,000 residents but has a strong tourism emphasis. There is also a strong geology connection here as well.

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Big Owl

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Originally, it's location was occupied by Native Americans, but was settled because of the potential for shipping by both water and rail. In the late 1700's it was even a lesser known stop for pirates. However, today this city has less than 10,000 residents but has a strong tourism emphasis. There is also a strong geology connection here as well.
This place was an answer to a question on geology quiz for a intro to geology class. I got it wrong because I left out the next to last letter in the name. I'll never forget.
 

Dan

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Okay, I'm stumped. All the clues point to the UP, but I can't find any towns on Lake Superior that look like this.
 

michaelskis

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Easy to guess if one has been there. Petoskey, MI
Winner Winner Chicken Dinner.

Most people do not realize it, but the Great Lakes also had pirates. I lived here as a little kid for a bit in the late 70's and early 80's. The "state stone" of Michigan shares a name with this city as well.
 

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I was just thinking that the legend lives on from the Chippewa on down, of the big lake they call Gitchigumi. The lady, it's said, never gives up her dead when the skies of November turn gloomy.
A stand up comic once quipped 'if you ever want to get people to leave quickly, just start singing that depressing song. All the fun or cheerfulness in the room will instantly evaporate.'
 

michaelskis

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I was just thinking that the legend lives on from the Chippewa on down, of the big lake they call Gitchigumi. The lady, it's said, never gives up her dead when the skies of November turn gloomy.
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And the ore boats are still very active on the big lake. This was from a few weeks ago.
 
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