Wisconsin Hometown Stories

Manitowoc-Two Rivers: Trees & Fish

Clip: Special | 7m 19s

The geography of a protected bay on Lake Michigan with natural river harbors created the setting for Native American and European settlement. A tremendous fishery and abundant forestlands gave the first settlers an early foothold in the commercial economy, which included fishing, lumber harvesting, sawmills and leather tanning. (Part 2/8)

Aired: 07/06/09

Rating: TV-G

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