May 02, 2023
Baraga: Land of the Snowshoe Priest
By Dennis Hicks
MMEA Currents Editor
Published by MMEA Currents, May 2023 issue.
Commemorations honoring George Washington are part of our everyday life. There are parks, plazas, monuments, cities, and even a state named to recognize the seminal contributions of the first President of the United States.
While not in the same eponymous league as George Washington, emblems of respect for Bishop Frederic Baraga are widely scattered throughout the Great Lakes region…