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Superior History

Lights, camera, Marquette!

MARQUETTE — A unique piece of Marquette history, which will be shown tomorrow night, was literally rescued from a dumpster. In the 1910s and 1920s, the owners and managers of the Delft Theater in Marquette shot 35-millimeter movie footage of area events and activities. That film was then ...

History quiz

QUESTION: Father Jacques Marquette was born on June 1, 1637. Where was he born? a. Rome, Italy b. Trebnje, Slovenia c. Quebec City, Canada d. Laon, France Answer: D.

World War I was the chemist’s war

MARQUETTE — Imagine, for a moment, that you are a soldier serving in the First World War. You’re in a trench on the front lines, waiting to go over the top and attack the enemy, when in the breeze you catch a pungent nauseating smell, somewhat like pineapple and pepper, which tickles the ...

History quiz

When was the upper harbor ore dock built? A) 1894-95 B) 1900-01 C) 1911-12 D) 1933-34 Answer: C.