“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Bay Port, Michigan

Clickable Map of Huron County, Michigan and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Huron County, MI (82) Arenac County, MI (5) Bay County, MI (33) Iosco County, MI (43) Sanilac County, MI (43) Tuscola County, MI (34)  HuronCounty(82) Huron County (82)  ArenacCounty(5) Arenac County (5)  BayCounty(33) Bay County (33)  IoscoCounty(43) Iosco County (43)  SanilacCounty(43) Sanilac County (43)  TuscolaCounty(34) Tuscola County (34)
Bad Axe is the county seat for Huron County
Bay Port is in Huron County
      Huron County (82)  
      Arenac County (5)  
      Bay County (33)  
      Iosco County (43)  
      Sanilac County (43)  
      Tuscola County (34)  
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1 Michigan, Huron County, Bay Port — S458 — Bay Port Fishing District
The Gillingham Fish Company was established in 1886; the Bay Port Fish Company in 1895. At their peak in the 1920s and 1930s, they shipped tons of perch, walleye, herring, whitefish and carp to New York and Chicago in refrigerated railroad cars. . . . Map (db m160705) HM
2 Michigan, Huron County, Bay Port — 141 — Great Fire of 1881
Small fires were burning in the forests of the Thumb, tinder-dry after a long, hot summer, when a gale swept in from the southwest on Sept. 5, 1881. Fanned into an inferno, the fires raged for three days. A million acres were devastated in Sanilac . . . Map (db m160706) HM
3 Michigan, Huron County, Bay Port — Henry A. Hamp / Alfred R. Vogel
Brown Roadside Park Honoring Henry A. Hamp As chief of right-of-way acquisition for state highways during the last 19 years of his 30-year Department career (1951-1981), Mr. Hamp supervised the acquisition of some 43,000 land . . . Map (db m180748) HM
4 Michigan, Huron County, Bay Port — L541 — Stagecoaches
Stagecoaches played an important part in developing the Midwest. Michigan’s frontier “fever” peaked in the decade from 1830 to 1840 with a 600 percent population increase. Stagecoaches attempted to fill the demand for fast and relatively . . . Map (db m160627) HM
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May. 19, 2024