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The Michigan State Historic Preservation Office and the National Register Project Coordinator for the State Historic Preservation Office in Lansing announced that the entire Town of Gwinn, in Forsyth Township, in the Upper Peninsula (U.P.) has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Gwinn was build by the Cleveland-Cliffs Iron Company (CCI) in the early 1900’s as a planned industrial community. CCI President William F. Mather, who named the town after his mother, Elizabeth Lucy Gwinn, was the force behind building the town. He hired well-known Boston, Massachusetts, landscape designer, Warren H. Manning, to design the community. Gwinn is significant in America's industry history.

With over 52 lakes in our wonderful, relaxing, recreational area, you can enjoy canoeing, boating, water skiing, swimming, fishing, and camping. Our lakes are surrounded by beautiful woods where you can hunt, enjoy peaceful walks, or take to the hundreds of miles of trails on your snowmobile.

Gwinn Weather

CLOUDY, humidity 51%, barometer 30.11,
wind 3 mph SSE
Breezy with occasional rain
44°F | 33°F
Breezy with occasional rain
Chilly with on-and-off rain and drizzle
41°F | 25°F
Chilly with on-and-off rain and drizzle
Chilly with some sun, then clouds
39°F | 22°F
Chilly with some sun, then clouds
Partly sunny and breezy
45°F | 30°F
Partly sunny and breezy
Brilliant sunshine, but chilly
47°F | 33°F
Brilliant sunshine, but chilly

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