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By Duane Hall, May 25, 2010
White Rock in Lake Huron
Michigan (Huron County), Harbor Beach — "White Rock": The History, Oral Traditions, and Tales
"White Rock" is steeped in history and oral traditions. Henry Schoolcraft, in his Travels of 1820, speaks of the White Rock and its prominence. He says, "White Rock, an enormous detached mass of transition limestone standing in the lake at the . . . — Map (db m68867) HM
Michigan (Huron County), Harbor Beach — The Territory of Michigan and "White Rock"
In the early 1800s, "White Rock", a point well known to the Indians and early voyagers, played a significant role in defining settlements. The Act establishing the Territory of Michigan was passed January 11, 1805, and took effect June . . . — Map (db m68866) HM
Michigan (Huron County), Huron City — S0369 — Pointe Aux Barques Lighthouse
The Pointe aux Barques Lighthouse and Lifesaving Station aided mariners for over a century, beginning in 1847. That year the United States Lighthouse Service built the first lighthouse on this site to mark the turning point of Lake Huron into . . . — Map (db m41201) HM
Michigan (Huron County), Port Hope — L0021 — Port Hope Chimney
This chimney was built in 1858 by John Geltz. It is all that remains of the lumber mill established that year by William R. Stafford. Port Hope grew up around the mill. For a score of years this town was a center of lumbering in the Thumb. It also . . . — Map (db m41202) HM

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