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Mackinac Island in Mackinac County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Mission Church

 
 
Mission Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By M H, August 21, 2010
1. Mission Church Marker
Inscription. This is one of Michigan's oldest Protestant churches. It was built in 1829-30 by the Presbyterian flock of Rev. Wm. M. Ferry, founder in 1823 of a nearby Indian mission. Robert Stuart and Henry Schoolcraft were lay leaders. About 1838 private owners bought the building. It is judged Michigan's best example of the New England Colonial church style.
 
Erected by Michigan Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Michigan Historical Commission marker series.
 
Location. 45° 50.986′ N, 84° 36.531′ W. Marker is in Mackinac Island, Michigan, in Mackinac County. Marker is at the intersection of Huron Street (State Highway 185 at milepost 0) and Mission Street, on the left when traveling east on Huron Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mackinac Island MI 49757, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sainte Anne Church (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); American Fur Company Store (approx. 0.4 miles away); Historic Fort Mackinac (approx. half a mile away); Round Island Lighthouse
Mission Church image. Click for full size.
By M H, August 21, 2010
2. Mission Church
(approx. half a mile away); Fort Holmes (approx. 0.7 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Holmes (approx. 0.7 miles away); Skull Cave (approx. 0.7 miles away); British Landing (approx. 2.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Mackinac Island.
 
Also see . . .  Weddings - Historic Mission Church. (Submitted on September 2, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Man-Made FeaturesNative Americans
 
Inside of Mission Church image. Click for full size.
By M H, August 21, 2010
3. Inside of Mission Church
Mission Church Storyboard image. Click for full size.
By M H, August 21, 2010
4. Mission Church Storyboard
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on . This page has been viewed 563 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Mh of Las Vegas, Nevada. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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