Apostle Island Scrapbook
In many cases, the tales are told in the participants' own words. The stories come from many sources- diaries, letters, old newspaper articles-hence the name Apostle Islands Scrapbook.
The Heroine of Michigan Island
"I Hate Lighthouses!"
"I hate lighthouses," said Mrs. Alexander McLean, whose husband kept the light on Raspberry Island for several years. "They are so lonely."
The Wreck of the Sevona
A Long Night on the Lake
"The wind was south and we kept under the lee of the main shore until we reached Point Detour. Here we ran into the biggest sea that I had ever encountered."
Marooned On Oak Island!
On the Trail of the Island Hermit
Shunning human contact, the brooding, bearded man retreated to the woods, hiding himself away in a tiny cabin devoid of comforts.
Little House in the North Woods
The Incredible Journey of Benjamin Armstrong and Chief Buffalo
Worst of all, he'd failed in his mission, it seemed. He'd have to tell his Indian companions that no one wanted to listen to them.
Rescuing the Keeper's Daughter
What Happened to Poor Willy?
The Story of Plenty Charm
Last updated: January 5, 2016