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Near Cross Village in Emmet County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Area Of The Old Council Tree

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M-119 Tunnel of Trees Scenic Heritage Route

 
Area Of The Old Council Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 25, 2016
1. Area Of The Old Council Tree Marker
Inscription.

In this area, beneath a large tree, tribal chief of the Menominee, Ojibwe, and Odawak held many councils in the late 1700's. The tree was also used as a navigational tool during seasonal migrations.
 
Location. 45° 37.22′ N, 85° 4.581′ W. Marker is near Cross Village, Michigan, in Emmet County. Marker is on State Highway 119 0.4 miles north of Pike Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is about 2.5 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. L'Arbre Croche (approx. half a mile away); Light Houses of Grays Reef Passage (approx. 2.4 miles away); The Legs Inn (approx. 2.5 miles away); The History of Redpath Memorial Presbyterian Church (approx. 2.5 miles away); Middle Village (approx. 5.1 miles away); a different marker also named Middle Village (approx. 5.1 miles away); St. Ignatius Mission (approx. 5.1 miles away); St. Ignatius of Loyola Church and Cemetery (approx. 5.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cross Village.
 
More about this marker. The marker sets back from the road and is hard to see in advance when vegetation is growing.
 
Also see . . .

Area Of The Old Council Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 25, 2016
2. Area Of The Old Council Tree Marker

1. Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians. (Submitted on September 15, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. The Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin. (Submitted on September 15, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Bay Mills Indian Community. (Submitted on September 15, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Ojibwe Documentary Series on PBS. (Submitted on September 15, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
5. M-119's Tunnel of Trees. (Submitted on September 15, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. EnvironmentNative Americans
 
Looking South on M-119 from Area Of The Old Council Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 25, 2016
3. Looking South on M-119 from Area Of The Old Council Tree Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 15, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 15, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 120 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 15, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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