Category: Michigan History

We examine stories and events that shaped Michigan history. While we focus on the Thumb region, other Great Lakes historical events are covered. Major events include the 1871 and 1881 great fires.

Our best Michigan history posts are found below.

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Michigan’s St. Joseph Indian Trail

The St. Joseph Indian Trail was an ancient major route that traversed the southern portion of Michigan. Originating near the mouth of the of the St. Joseph river, it continued...

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Sebewaing Fishtown 1878

An amazing article from 1878 describing a fishtown on the ice near Sebewaing.

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