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Historical Markers in Cheboygan, Michigan

 
Clickable Map of Cheboygan County, Michigan and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Cheboygan County, MI (63) Charlevoix County, MI (16) Emmet County, MI (95) Mackinac County, MI (81) Montmorency County, MI (4) Otsego County, MI (5) Presque Isle County, MI (30)  CheboyganCounty(63) Cheboygan County (63)  CharlevoixCounty(16) Charlevoix County (16)  EmmetCounty(95) Emmet County (95)  MackinacCounty(81) Mackinac County (81)  MontmorencyCounty(4) Montmorency County (4)  OtsegoCounty(5) Otsego County (5)  PresqueIsleCounty(30) Presque Isle County (30)
Cheboygan is the county seat for Cheboygan County
Cheboygan is in Cheboygan County
      Cheboygan County (63)  
ADJACENT TO CHEBOYGAN COUNTY
      Charlevoix County (16)  
      Emmet County (95)  
      Mackinac County (81)  
      Montmorency County (4)  
      Otsego County (5)  
      Presque Isle County (30)  
 
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1Michigan (Cheboygan County), Cheboygan — Cheboygan's BeginningsThe Name "Cheboygan"
The name "Cheboygan" probably comes from the Annishinaabe or Chippewa word "zhiibaa'onaii," meaning a channel or passage for a canoe. This mural depicts some of the earliest known individuals to have made Cheboygan home during its beginnings. . . . Map (db m121797) HM
2Michigan (Cheboygan County), Cheboygan — Cheboygan's Beginnings"The Pipe"
The Pipe: Voyageurs often smoked white clay pipes as they travelled the waters of the Great Lakes region in their large freight-hauling canoes. Bodies of water were known as a "two-pipe lake" or "five-pipe crossing" depending on the number of . . . Map (db m121799) HM
3Michigan (Cheboygan County), Cheboygan — Cheboygan's BeginningsHuron Shore Trail
Huron Shore Trail follows the geologic Algonquin Beach Ridge formation along the western shore of Lake Huron from the Straits of Mackinac to Saginaw Bay. For centuries this trail was the primary travel route for Chippewa people travelling . . . Map (db m121805) HM
4Michigan (Cheboygan County), Cheboygan — Cheboygan's BeginningsVoyageurs
Huron Shore Trail follows the geologic Algonquin Beach Ridge formation along the western shore of Lake Huron from the Straits of Mackinac to Saginaw Bay. For centuries this trail was the primary travel route for Chippewa people travelling . . . Map (db m121887) HM
5Michigan (Cheboygan County), Cheboygan — Cheboygan's BeginningsThe "Welcome"
River mouth and cattail marsh: Captain Samuel Robertson wrote in the 1770s, "…the most safest place near Michilimackinac [Mackinac Island] for wintering vessels is the River Shaboygan, there is six feet water upon the Barr, the River is about . . . Map (db m121888) HM
6Michigan (Cheboygan County), Cheboygan — L2056 — Jail and Sheriff's Residence
This structure served as the Cheboygan County sheriff’s residence and jail from 1880 to 1969. The building originally had seven cells. Faced with overcrowding, the county built an additional sixteen cells in 1912. During the local lumber boom . . . Map (db m121800) HM
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7Michigan (Cheboygan County), Cheboygan — L417 — Old Cheboygan County CourthouseRegistered Michigan Historic Site
When Cheboygan County was organized in 1853, the courthouse was located in Duncan (now a part of the city of Cheboygan). In 1860 the county board of supervisors moved the county seat to Inverness Township and purchased this property from Bela . . . Map (db m121798) HM
 
 
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Nov. 27, 2022