Chapter 33
After the War of 1812
Table of Contents

Title Page
1 Introductory
2 Geological
3 Poetry of the Lakes
4 Description
5 The Aborigines
6 French Discovery and occupation
7 Story of La Salle and the Griffin
8 Struggle for Possession
9 Under English Rule
10 Beginnings of Lake Commerce
11 War of 1812
12 War of 1812, Continued
13 War of 1812, Concluded
14 Growth of Traffic
Commerce Through St. Mary's Canals
15 Early Navigation on Lake Superior
16 The Convention of 1847
17 A Half Century Ago
18 Lake Canals
19 Lake Canals, Concluded
20 Harbors
21 Lighthouses
22 Life Saving Service
23 Development of Lake Vessels
24 The Lake Carriers
25 The Sailor
26 Navigation
27 Lumber Traffic
28 Grain Traffic
29 Coal Traffic
30 Iron Ore and Iron Industries
31 Miscellaneous
33 CHRONOLOGY.The Beginnings
33 After the War of 1812
[Introduction]
1815
1816
1817
1818.
1819.
1820.
34 1821-1830
35 1831-1840
36 1841-1850
37 1851-1860
38 1861-1870
39 1871-1880
40 1881-1890
41 1891-1898
42 List of Lake Vessels
Table of Illustrations

[Introduction]

Building Of War Vessels In 1815 -- The Building Of The Frontenac, A Canadian Steamer -- Other Events Of 1815 - The First Steamer On Lake Ontario -- A Monopoly Of Steam Navigation On Lake Ontario - Warehouse At Black Rock -- Other Events Of 1816 -- Steam Navigation Begins, 1817 -- First Trip Of The Frontenac -- An Adventure On Lake Erie -- Other Events Of 1817 -- The Memorable Walk-In-The-Water, 1818 -- Wreck Of The Hercules - Other Events Of 1818 -- Walk-In-The-Water In 1819 - Other Events Of That Year - Schoolcraft's Trip In 1820 -- The Governor Cass Expedition -- Other Events Of 1820.

Soon after the close of the war of 1812 the straggling and struggling commerce of early years was revived, and speedily attained a vigorous growth. Shipbuilding sprang up at many ports, vessels multiplied, trade grew proportionately, and modern lake history may be said to have had a commencement. In the following pages are noted chronolog- ically the principal events of the Great Lakes, gleaned from many sources.

 


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