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The Chesaning Argonaut

The Chesaning Argus

The Chesaning Argus, November 14, 1877

This week we receive some insight into both the past and the future of The Chesaning Argus, and one local pioneer gives his own personal recollections of the great Indian chief Shako, who once made his camp near Chesaning.

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The Forgotten Places of Chesaning

The area surrounding the village of Chesaning contains a surprisingly high number of now lost and forgotten places of interest, most of which no longer appear on any map, and many that have even faded from local memory.

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Chesaning in 1877, Part 6: Railroad

The first railroad ever built in Michigan started service all the way back in 1830, but rail service did not reach Chesaning until decades later, with the first train arriving amidst an elaborate opening ceremony in September of 1867.

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