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Saugatuck-Douglas, MI

At the mouth of the Kalamazoo River, the twin cities of Saugatuck and Douglas once had a third sibling, the port of Singapore. Singapore was expected by its 1830s boosters to rival Chicago, but instead it was buried by 1890 in a shifting dune that loggers had stripped of its anchoring trees. Ecological mismanagement (and […]