“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Discovery Trail to the Straits of Mackinac
Marker detail: Timeline image, Touch for more information
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1Michigan (Emmet County), Mackinaw City — At The Water's EdgeA Timeline of Inhabitation
How Did the Odawa Survive? When the Odawa were living on the waterfront in the Straits what was their life like? What did they eat? What did they do? And wouldn't it be wonderful if we could ascertain what they thought? Here are the few answers . . . Map (db m154599) HM
2Michigan (Emmet County), Mackinaw City — At the Water's Edge9,000 years ago...
Native families settle in the Straits area Following the glacial retreat 11,000 years ago, Anishnaabek people began to populate Lower Michigan, drawn here by plentiful natural resources. This land holds tremendous cultural value to the local . . . Map (db m154601) HM
3Michigan (Emmet County), Mackinaw City — Warrior, brother & leaderThe Life of Nissowaquet — 1715-1797 —
Nissowaquet, a legendary Odawa Nissowaquet (Nosawaguet, Sosawaket, La Fourche), Odawa chief; the name evidently comes from Nassauaketon, meaning “forked river,” the designation of one of the four Odawa bands; b. 1715; d. 1797. . . . Map (db m154698) HM
4Michigan (Emmet County), Mackinaw City — Charles de LangladeThe North's Most Legendary Warrior — 1729-1801 —
Worlds collide in Mackinac’s “Middle Ground” Charles Michel de Langlade was an Odawa war chief, diplomat, fur trader and a French officer. He was one of the most influential people in the Great Lakes during the 1700s, due to his . . . Map (db m154700) HM
5Michigan (Emmet County), Mackinaw City — Settling the StraitsThe European Era Begins with John McAlpin — 1772 —
European soldiers stay and become land owners For thousands of years, generations before the arrival of the French in the 1600s, the Anishnaabek nation established villages along the Straits of Mackinac, including near where you are standing . . . Map (db m154819) HM
6Michigan (Emmet County), Mackinaw City — McGulpin Family LifeContemporary Times in Mackinaw — 1800s —
Post-war life at McGulpin Point With the turn into the 1800s, the social and economic systems in the Mackinaw area become more predictable. During this period Patrick McGulpin, now 60 years old, stopped having children and became a grandfather . . . Map (db m154820) HM
Apr. 21, 2021