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

Battle of "Pine River"

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., August 26, 2016
1. Battle of "Pine River" Marker
Inscription.  

Battle of "Pine River" was fought
on this site the evening of
July 13th, 1853
between a party of Mormons from
Beaver Island and fishermen settlers
of the new settlement of Pine River.
Later named Charlevoix in 1879

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is July 13, 1853.
 
Location. 45° 19.095′ N, 85° 15.854′ W. Marker is in Charlevoix, Michigan, in Charlevoix County. Marker is at the intersection of Grant Street and Park Avenue, on the left when traveling north on Grant Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Michigan Beach Park, Charlevoix MI 49720, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Big Rock Point Nuclear Power Plant Flag Pole (within shouting distance of this marker); The First Congregational Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Harsha House Museum (approx. 0.3 miles away); USS Escolar (SS 294) Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Benjamin S. Gill, EMC USN (approx. 0.3 miles away); Still On Patrol
Battle of "Pine River" Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 26, 2016
2. Battle of "Pine River" Marker
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(approx. 0.3 miles away); Wharfside Building and Park Acquisition (approx. 0.3 miles away); Odmark Band Pavilion (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charlevoix.
 
Also see . . .
1. Battle of Pine River. (Submitted on September 24, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Settling Charlevoix. (Submitted on September 24, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 24, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 24, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 473 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 24, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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