Racine - Karwowski, Gerald L

In November 1834, Capt. Gilbert Knapp staked a claim to 141 acres at the mouth of the Root River, naming it Port Gilbert. This site became the city of Racine. During the pioneer years, Racine was dubbed "the Belle City" of the Great Lakes (from the French word belle, meaning "beautiful"). The growth of this beautiful city and its harbor was ... Read More

Racine 2007, Arcadia Publishing (SC), Charleston, SC

ISBN-13: 9780738550626

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