by Jack Nissen, Duluth News Tribune

It was built in 1861, sank in 1897 and is now memorialized on the historic register.

One of the latest shipwrecks to be added to National Register of Historic Places comes from Ashland County, about seven and a half miles off the coast of Michigan Island, part of the Apostle Island archipelago.

“It would run immigrants to come to work the factories as they were blossoming in Milwaukee and Chicago and then it would supply general supplies to the cities,” said Tamara Thomsen, a maritime archaeologist with the Wisconsin Historical Society. “Then people returning east then would go back aboard the ship.

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