Lake County

Lake County (HM20MK)

Location: Baldwin, MI 49304 Lake County
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N 43° 53.996', W 85° 51.092'

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This county was originally set off in 1840 and first named Aishcum after a well-known Potawatomi chief. In 1843 the name was changed to Lake. For three decades it was attached to neighboring counties until 1871 when settlement was sufficient to warrant organization. Baldwin, the county seat, was settled in 1872. The county's forests helped make Michigan a leading lumbering state. Farming and the tourist industry are the chief activities. Wild life is abundant.
HM NumberHM20MK
Series This marker is part of the Michigan: Michigan Historical Commission series
Placed ByMichigan Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, August 11th, 2017 at 10:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 592232 N 4861399
Decimal Degrees43.89993333, -85.85153333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 53.996', W 85° 51.092'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 53' 59.76" N, 85° 51' 5.5199999999999" W
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Area Code(s)231
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1197 M-37, Baldwin MI 49304, US
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