Some articles on houghton county, houghton:
... Shelden was born in Walworth, Wisconsin and moved with his parents to Houghton County, Michigan in 1847 ... At the end of his service, Shelden returned to Houghton County and engaged in mining, machining, real estate, and the steamboat business ... served in the Michigan House of Representatives from Houghton County 2nd District, 1893–94 and served in the Michigan Senate (32nd District) in 1894 ...
... Many of the communities in Houghton County were mining towns, but these communities too required commercial and social structures ... The primarily commercial downtown districts of four Houghton County Communities are on the register the Calumet Downtown Historic District mentioned ... Shelden House) in Houghton ...
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