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Bessemer Township 49959
Gogebic County, Michigan
Bessemer Township Population: 2000(1270) 1990(1374) Change(-104)
The discovery of iron ore near the site of the Colby Mine, in what is now Bessemer, was claimed by Richard Lanford, trapper and hunter from Rockland, in 1880. In October of 1884 the Milwaukee, Lake Shore & Western Railroad reached the vicinity of the mine and platted the village.
OTHER PLACES IN BESSEMER TOWNSHIP:ANVIL, BESSEMER, BLACK RIVER FALLS, BONNIE LOCATION, GENEVA, PURITAN LOCATION, RAMSAY,
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