Bois Blanc Island Blockhouse, constructed in 1839, following it’s predecessors destruction during the Rebellions of 1837. The blockhouse (one of two still standing) has recently been restored. Photograph 1903.
When you read about Nikola Tesla it’s truly amazing the things he envisioned, and was able to create. He was limited by technology else I think the world would be a tad different right now. Look him up, he was an innovator in every sense of the word.
Pages (cover and p.11) from Mississippi Is Calling You; published by the Illinois Central Railroad in the early twentieth century to publicize to its passengers the economic opportunities available in Mississippi. Part of the Mississippiana Collection at the University of Southern Mississippi.