—M-119 Tunnel of Trees Scenic Heritage Route —
This was the name given by the French to the region from Cross Village to Harbor Springs because of a large crooked tree that stood on the crest of the bluff. Visible for many miles, it marked the center of a large Odawa Indian settlement.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Historic Trees marker series.
Location. 45° 37.581′ N, 85° 4.203′ W. Marker is near Cross Village, Michigan, in Emmet County. Marker is on State Highway 119 0.2 miles north of Division Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is about two miles SW of Cross Village. Marker is in this post office area: Cross Village MI 49723, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Area Of The Old Council Tree (approx. half a mile away); Light Houses of Grays Reef Passage (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Legs Inn (approx. 2 miles away); The History of Redpath Memorial Presbyterian Church (approx. 2 miles away); Middle Village (approx. 5.6 miles away); a different marker also named Middle Village (approx. 5.6 miles away); St. Ignatius Mission (approx. 5.6 miles away); St. Ignatius of Loyola Church and Cemetery (approx. 5.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cross Village.
Also see . . .
1. Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians. (Submitted on September 15, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. M-119's Tunnel of Trees. (Submitted on September 15, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • Environment • Native Americans •
Credits. This page was last revised on September 15, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 14, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 225 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 15, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.