In the 1800s, great changes came to the Lake Superior region. Water roads had transported fur traders for centuries and Native Americans for millennia. Ceded through treaties, the pristine lands of the Ojibwe surrendered to the logger’s saw and the miner’s pick. Railroads brought eager immigrants who followed their dreams in search of a better life. Echoes From the Past is the story of a region’s transformation from rugged wilderness to one of settlers and settlements.