Michael Dunn III has served as town historian for over half a century.  His research, publications and keen analysis provide important insights regarding Manitowish Waters history.  Dunn’s pecific work on logging, railroads and tourism are summarized well in his paper, “A Thumbnail Sketch of Logging Activities around the Manitowish Waters Area”. Please select the highlighted link, discover one of Michael Dunn’s historical publications and become acquainted with the rich history of Manitowish Waters. A Thumbnail Sketch of Logging Activites around the Manitowish Waters Area