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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Port Sanilac, Michigan

 
Clickable Map of Sanilac 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 Sanilac County, MI (17) Huron County, MI (19) Lapeer County, MI (19) St. Clair County, MI (65) Tuscola County, MI (22)  SanilacCounty(17) Sanilac County (17)  HuronCounty(19) Huron County (19)  LapeerCounty(19) Lapeer County (19)  St.ClairCounty(65) St. Clair County (65)  TuscolaCounty(22) Tuscola County (22)
Location of Port Sanilac, Michigan
    Sanilac County (17)
    Huron County (19)
    Lapeer County (19)
    St. Clair County (65)
    Tuscola County (22)
 
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1Michigan (Sanilac County), Port Sanilac — AnchorFrom the wreck of the sailing ship Col. A.B. Williams
The Williams was lost in 1863 while carrying a cargo of coal. One of the earliest shipwrecks in the area, she lies in 84 feet of water. The wreck was discovered in 1957 when a commercial fisherman's nets became entangled on an obstruction in the . . . Map (db m98913) HM
2Michigan (Sanilac County), Port Sanilac — L172 — Loop-Harrison House
This Second Empire style mansion was built in the 1870s by Doctor Joseph Loop. A native of New York, Loop moved to Oakland County, Michigan, in 1843. He and his wife, Jane Gardner Loop pioneered this land in Sanilac County in 1854, and after . . . Map (db m88892) HM
3Michigan (Sanilac County), Port Sanilac — L684 — Masonic and Town Hall
The Sanilac Masonic Lodge was organized in 1868. In 1883 lodge members and township officials agreed to build a combined township and Masonic hall on land donated by Christopher Odfield, a Mason. The foundation was built with three-foot-thick walls . . . Map (db m88861) HM
4Michigan (Sanilac County), Port Sanilac — Museum Church
The Museum Church was moved here in 2005 from Forestville. Built in the late 1800's, our Museum Church served as a store, a meat market and a tavern before becoming a German Church in 1921.Map (db m98919) HM
5Michigan (Sanilac County), Port Sanilac — Platt's General Store
This turn-of-the-century mercantile features shelves filled with household items that would have been found in a store of this era. The postal unit is from Argyle, Michigan, and was originally established in 1876.Map (db m98918) HM
6Michigan (Sanilac County), Port Sanilac — S0110 — The Great Storm of 1913
Sudden tragedy struck the Great Lakes on November 9, 1913, when a storm, whose equal veteran sailors could not recall, left in its wake death and destruction. The grim toll was 235 seamen drowned, ten ships sunk, and more than twenty others driven . . . Map (db m154099) HM
 
Apr. 18, 2021