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Huron Indians at St. Ignace

 
 
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By Joel Seewald, August 18, 2019
1. Huron Indians at St. Ignace Marker
Inscription.  Some of the Hurons, who were driven from Ontario and the East by hostile Iroquois, finally found refuge in 1671 beside Marquette's new St. Ignace Mission. (Also called Huron Mission). They remained here with the French and Ottawas until 1701, when they joined Cadillac's expedition to Detroit.

Erected by the St. Ignace Lions Club, 1959

Approved by the Michilimackinac Historical Society
 
Erected 1959 by St. Ignace Lions Club.
 
Location. 45° 52.277′ N, 84° 43.91′ W. Marker is in St. Ignace, Michigan, in Mackinac County. Marker is on Marquette Street west of North State Street (Business Interstate 75), on the right when traveling west. Marker is next to Fr. Marquette Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 500 North State Street, Saint Ignace MI 49781, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Grave of Father Marquette (a few steps from this marker); Father Marquette Park Kiosk (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Ignace Mission (within shouting distance of
Huron Indians at St. Ignace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joel Seewald, August 18, 2019
2. Huron Indians at St. Ignace Marker
this marker); The Huron Longhouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Knights of Columbus Plaque (within shouting distance of this marker); Michilimackinac Cove (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Voyage of Exploration (about 300 feet away); What's in the Water? (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Ignace.
 
Categories. Colonial EraNative Americans
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on September 11, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 11, 2019, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. This page has been viewed 39 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 11, 2019, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.
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