Fort Michilimackinac

Fort Michilimackinac (HM4R9)

Location: Mackinaw City, MI 49701 Emmet County
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Country: United States of America
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N 45° 47.163', W 84° 44.082'

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This fort, built about 1715, put French soldiers at the Straits for the first time since 1701. French authority ceased in 1761 when the British troops entered the fort. On June 2, 1763, during Pontiac's uprising, Chippewa Indians seized the fort, killing most of the small force, and held it a year. When the British moved to Mackinac Island in 1781, this old fort soon reverted to the wilderness.
HM NumberHM4R9
Series This marker is part of the Michigan: Michigan Historical Commission series
Marker NumberS0011
Year Placed1958
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 1:19pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 676081 N 5072772
Decimal Degrees45.78605000, -84.73470000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 45° 47.163', W 84° 44.082'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds45° 47' 9.78" N, 84° 44' 4.92" W
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Area Code(s)231, 906
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 501-599 Louvigny St, Mackinaw City MI 49701, US
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