“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Harbor Springs, Michigan

Clickable Map of Emmet 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> Emmet County, MI (110) Charlevoix County, MI (42) Cheboygan County, MI (84) Mackinac County, MI (95)  EmmetCounty(110) Emmet County (110)  CharlevoixCounty(42) Charlevoix County (42)  CheboyganCounty(84) Cheboygan County (84)  MackinacCounty(95) Mackinac County (95)
Petoskey is the county seat for Emmet County
Harbor Springs is in Emmet County
      Emmet County (110)  
      Charlevoix County (42)  
      Cheboygan County (84)  
      Mackinac County (95)  
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1 Michigan, Emmet County, Harbor Springs — Andrew J. Blackbird / Mack-e-te-be-neseyc. 1815 - 1908 — 2007 Lansing Michigan Walk of Fame Inductee —
Educated first in Odawa (Ottawa) skills and traditions, Andrew J. Blackbird struggled to find the resources to attend Euro-American schools. He eventually studied at Ypsilanti State Normal School. His command of English enabled him to work as an . . . Map (db m97603) HM
2 Michigan, Emmet County, Harbor Springs — S352 — Andrew J. Blackbird House / Makade Binisii WegamikRegistered Michigan Historic Site
Andrew J. Blackbird House Andrew J. Blackbird (c.1815 - 1908), an important figure in the history of the Odawa (Ottawa) tribe, was the son of a chief. Educated in the traditions of the Odawa, he also attended Euro-American . . . Map (db m97594) HM
3 Michigan, Emmet County, Harbor Springs — S248 — Ephraim Shay
The many-sided house across the street, sheathed in steel plates, was built for Ephraim Shay, inventor of the Shay locomotive. Patented in 1881, the locomotive operated by a gear-drive mechanism. Its great traction power and ability to operate on . . . Map (db m97600) HM
4 Michigan, Emmet County, Harbor Springs — L2165 — GR&I Railroad DepotRegistered Michigan Historic Site
The Grand Rapids and Indiana Railroad linked Harbor Springs to its main line in 1882, further opening the Little Traverse Bay area to resort and commercial development. Grand Rapids architect Sidney J. Osgood designed this depot, built in 1889, . . . Map (db m97604) HM
5 Michigan, Emmet County, Harbor Springs — World Wars Memorial
In Memory Of Corp Leo M. Smith Killed in action at Soissons, France July 19, 1918 Stanley Hoover Killed in action Argonne Forest, France October 26, 1918 and in honor of the men of Harbor Springs who went forth at the . . . Map (db m97788) WM
6 Michigan, Emmet County, Harbor Springs, West Traverse Township — Land of the Crooked TreeWaganakising — M-119 Tunnel of Trees Scenic Heritage Route —
Centuries before European arrival, the Odawa Chief Sagima and his war party drove the Muscodesh from this area. The murder of an Odawa woman, along with great insults toward the Chief at Seven Mile Point, resulted in war, leading to the eventual . . . Map (db m229690) HM
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Dec. 10, 2023