1873 in the United States

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Events from the year 1873 in the United States.

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In 1873, railroads connected Northern Michigan port cities of Ludington, Traverse City and Petoskey. By 1880 the Great Lakes region would dominate logging, with Michigan producing more lumber than any other state.[1]
In 1873, railroads connected Northern Michigan port cities of Ludington, Traverse City and Petoskey. By 1880 the Great Lakes region would dominate logging, with Michigan producing more lumber than any other state.[1]

Ongoing[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

  • March 4 – Alfred Iverson, Sr., United States Senator from Georgia from 1855 till 1861. (born 1798)
  • March 27 – James Dixon, United States Senator from Connecticut from 1857 till 1869. (born 1814)
  • November 9 – Stephen Mallory, United States Senator from Florida from 1851 till 1861. (born 1812)
  • November 27 – Richard Yates, United States Senator from Illinois from 1865 till 1871. (born 1815)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lumber Industry." Encyclopedia of American History. Answers Corporation, 2006.

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