“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 Crystal Falls, Michigan

Clickable Map of Iron 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> Iron County, MI (26) Baraga County, MI (1) Dickinson County, MI (8) Gogebic County, MI (14) Houghton County, MI (24) Marquette County, MI (33) Ontonagon County, MI (2) Florence County, WI (0) Forest County, WI (3) Vilas County, WI (14)  IronCounty(26) Iron County (26)  BaragaCounty(1) Baraga County (1)  DickinsonCounty(8) Dickinson County (8)  GogebicCounty(14) Gogebic County (14)  HoughtonCounty(24) Houghton County (24)  MarquetteCounty(33) Marquette County (33)  OntonagonCounty(2) Ontonagon County (2)  FlorenceCountyWisconsin(0) Florence County (0)  ForestCounty(3) Forest County (3)  VilasCounty(14) Vilas County (14)
Crystal Falls is the county seat for Iron County
Crystal Falls is in Iron County
      Iron County (26)  
      Baraga County (1)  
      Dickinson County (8)  
      Gogebic County (14)  
      Houghton County (24)  
      Marquette County (33)  
      Ontonagon County (2)  
      Florence County, Wisconsin (0)  
      Forest County, Wisconsin (3)  
      Vilas County, Wisconsin (14)  
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1 Michigan, Iron County, Crystal Falls — Finnish Pioneers
In Memoriam to the Finnish Pioneers who adopted this land as their own, settled here in 1850 and after, and became a constructive force in the economic and social life of our country, in its lumbering, mining, and farming. Finnish . . . Map (db m143001) HM
2 Michigan, Iron County, Crystal Falls — L0179 — Iron CountyRegistered Michigan Historic Site
This county was set off in 1885 from Marquette and Menominee counties. Iron ore deposits which gave the new county its name were the first on the Menominee Iron Range to be discovered. Shipping of ores began in 1882 when the railroad came in. Iron . . . Map (db m106026) HM
3 Michigan, Iron County, Crystal Falls — Iron County Courthouse
The site of the Iron County Courthouse was finally settled following a series of mischievous manipulation and political intrigue back in 1888. The temporary county seat, Iron River, had been established in 1885 when Iron County was severed off from . . . Map (db m106027) HM
4 Michigan, Iron County, Crystal Falls — July 4th 1661
July 4th 1661 As a matter of conjecture Father Menard somewhere along this river either died or was murdered while on his way southward from L’Anse to visit the Menominee IndiansMap (db m125036) HM
5 Michigan, Iron County, Crystal Falls, Stambaugh Township — L0342 — Indian Village
Here, in 1851, U.S. surveyor Guy H. Carleton discovered an Ojibwa (Chippewa) Indian village, cemetery and camp ground. Chief Edwards, last ruler at Chicaugon Lake, received a patent for this land in 1884. Selling it in 1891, he and his wife Pentoga, . . . Map (db m103462) HM
6 Michigan, Iron County, Crystal Falls, Stambaugh Township — Pentoga Park
Discover the site of a pre-European Native American settlement and permanent area headquarters where Ojibwe bands congregated. Wooden burial structures protect and mark graves of these ancient bands. When Chief Edwards moved towards Lac Vieux Desert . . . Map (db m103463) HM
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Apr. 12, 2024