Lake Huron

Lake Huron (HM29R3)

Location: Millersburg, MI 49759 Presque Isle County
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Country: United States of America
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N 45° 35.385', W 84° 9.81'

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This, the fifth largest lake in the world, was the first of the Great Lakes seen by white men. By following the Ottawa River route, Samuel de Champlain in 1615 came to the "Freshwater Sea." It was half a century before the French fully understood the lake's size. Lake shipping has swelled immensely since the Griffin's solitary voyage in 1679. Much of the shore is still as wild as when the Huron Indians were the only travelers on the lake.

Michigan Historical Commission Registered Site No. 119
HM NumberHM29R3
Series This marker is part of the Michigan: Michigan Historical Commission series
Placed ByMichigan Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, July 24th, 2018 at 7:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 721252 N 5052381
Decimal Degrees45.58975000, -84.16350000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 45° 35.385', W 84° 9.81'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds45° 35' 23.1" N, 84° 9' 48.6" W
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Area Code(s)989
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 23612 US-23, Millersburg MI 49759, US
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