Lake Superior

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the largest freshwater lake in the world


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Who, in fiction, lived close by the Gitche Gumee River?
Some of the poem's lines are among the best known of American poetry: "By the shores of Gitche Gumee,/ By the shining Big-Sea-Water,/ Stood the wigwam of Nokomis,/ Daughter of the Moon, Nokomis." The poem, and its sing-song meter, have been frequent objects of parody.
Then on to Milwaukee which was in Wisconsin, the state south of Lake Superior - the Gitche Gumee in Longfellow's poem.
Looking was all we did; Longfellow hadn't mentioned that Gitche Gumee was 40 degrees all summer.
"Dad, where's Gitche Gumee?" "Lake Superior.' With the Famine and the Fever...