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Websitehttps://ironmi.org/
Established April 03, 1885
Disbanded Still Active
Last ModifiedRP April 03, 2020 09:07am
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March 01, 1926 -


IRON's claimed overlap of Wisconsin ended when U.S. Supreme Court decided dispute between Michigan and Wisconsin entirely in favor of Wisconsin. (Martin, "Michigan-Wisconsin," 141-143)

October 08, 1923 - March 01, 1926


IRON implicitly overlapped Wisconsin when Michigan took its 1909 dispute with Wis. to the U.S. Supreme Ct. and claimed more territory on the Upper Peninsula and the water and islands of Green Bay; Wisconsin never lost control of the disputed area. (Martin, "Michigan-Wisconsin," 116, 118, 132)

May 22, 1891 - October 08, 1923


IRON gained from MARQUETTE. (Mich. Acts 1891, reg. sess., pub., no. 92/p. 106)

May 21, 1891 - May 22, 1891


IRON lost to creation of DICKINSON. (Mich. Acts 1891, reg. sess., pub., no. 89, secs. 1, 8/pp. 98, 100)

April 03, 1885 - May 21, 1891


IRON created from MARQUETTE, MENOMINEE, and all of Non-County Area 10. (Mich. Acts 1885, reg. sess., pub., no. 35, secs. 1, 19/pp. 32, 34)

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