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.


The Saginaw Trail

The Saginaw Trail is the oldest and most traveled route in the Indian trail system in Michigan. Starting from the Straits of Detroit to Saginaw.


Shore Indian Trail – Hull’s Trace

Shore Indian Trail – Fort Miamis Trail – Hull’s Trace The Shore Indian trail was one of the five major routes of land travel leading out of Detroit and one...

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