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St. Ignace in Mackinac County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Michilimackinac Cove

 
 
Michilimackinac Cove Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joel Seewald, August 18, 2019
1. Michilimackinac Cove Marker
Inscription.  Famous landing place for 17th century adventurers, explorers, voyageurs, traders, coureurs de bois, soldiers and missionaries, who followed Indian routes to this shore; — Brule, Nicolet, Dablon, Marquette, Perrot, Jolliet, La Salle, Hennepin, de Tonty, Duluth, Lahontan, Cadillac, making history here.

Erected by the Kiwanis Club of St. Ignace, 1959

Approved by the Michilimackinac Historical Society
 
Erected 1959 by Kiwanis Club of St. Ignace.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraExploration.
 
Location. 45° 52.302′ N, 84° 43.853′ W. Marker is in St. Ignace, Michigan, in Mackinac County. Marker is on North State Street (Business Interstate 75) north of Marquette Street, on the right when traveling north. Marker is at the south end of Kiwanis Beach. 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. Voyage of Exploration (a few steps from this marker); Knights of Columbus Plaque (within shouting distance of
Michilimackinac Cove Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joel Seewald, August 18, 2019
2. Michilimackinac Cove Marker
this marker); What's in the Water? (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named What's in the Water? (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Ignace Mission (within shouting distance of this marker); Structures of Local Native Americans in the 1600's (within shouting distance of this marker); Father Marquette Park Kiosk (within shouting distance of this marker); Grave of Father Marquette (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Ignace.
 
Also see . . .
1. Étienne Brûlé. Wikipedia article (Submitted on September 12, 2019, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.) 

2. Jean Nicolet. Wikipedia article (Submitted on September 12, 2019, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.) 

3. Claude Dablon. Wikipedia article (Submitted on September 12, 2019, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.) 

4. Jacques Marquette. Wikipedia article (Submitted on September 12, 2019, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.) 

5. Louis Jolliet. Wikipedia article (Submitted on September 12, 2019, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.)
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6. Jean-Baptiste de La Salle. Wikipedia article (Submitted on September 12, 2019, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.) 

7. Louis Hennepin. Wikipedia article (Submitted on September 12, 2019, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.) 

8. Alphonse de Tonty. Wikipedia article (Submitted on September 12, 2019, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.) 

9. Daniel Greysolon, Sieur du Lhut. Wikipedia article (Submitted on September 12, 2019, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.) 

10. Louis-Armand de Lom d'Arce de Lahontan, Baron de Lahontan. Wikipedia article (Submitted on September 12, 2019, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.) 

11. Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac. Wikipedia article (Submitted on September 12, 2019, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 17, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 12, 2019, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. This page has been viewed 84 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 12, 2019, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.
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Jan. 25, 2021