"Cass Cliff"

"Cass Cliff" (HM20V9)

Location: Mackinac Island, MI 49757 Mackinac County
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Country: United States of America
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N 45° 51.138', W 84° 36.836'

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Lewis Cass

"Cass Cliff"

Named by the

Michigan Historical Commission


Mackinac Island State Park Commission

In honor of

Lewis Cass

Teacher - Lawyer - Exporer

Soldier - Diplomat - Statesman

Born October 9th, 1782

Died June 17th, 1866

Appointed by President Thomas Jefferson U.S. Marshal for the District of Ohio 1807-1811

Brigadier - General 1813

Governor of Michigan Territory 1813-1831

Secretary of War in President Andrew Jackson's Cabinet 1831 - 1866

Minister to France 1836 - 1842

United States Senator from Michigan

1845-1848 & 1849-1857

Secretary of State 1857 - 1860

He explored the country from the Great Lakes to the Mississippi River and negotiated with the Indian Tribes just treaties. His fair and generous treatment accorded to the Indians of the Northwest secured to the Peninsular State its peaceful settlement and continued prosperity.

Erected 1915 by

The Citizens of Michigan

In grateful appreciation of

His distinguished and patriotic services

To his country and state

HM NumberHM20V9
Year Placed1915
Placed ByThe Citizens of Michigan
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Date Added Thursday, August 17th, 2017 at 6:09pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 685248 N 5080405
Decimal Degrees45.85230000, -84.61393333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 45° 51.138', W 84° 36.836'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds45° 51' 8.28" N, 84° 36' 50.16" W
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Area Code(s)906
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 21 Huron Rd, Mackinac Island MI 49757, US
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