Menominee Area

Menominee Area (HM2CR)

Location: Menominee, MI 49858 Menominee County
Country: United States of America

N 45° 6.456', W 87° 37.17'

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This was the home of the Menominee Indians. Nicolet, the French explorer, visited them in 1634 on his futile search for Cathay. Conflict over fishing rights brought on the Sturgeon War here between the Menominee and Chippewa tribes. During the 1700's this became a center of the fur trade. Until 1910 when the forests were cut Menominee was the Upper Peninsula's main lumber port. Its timber helped rebuild Chicago after the 1871 fire.
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HM NumberHM2CR
Series This marker is part of the Michigan: Michigan Historical Commission series
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Marker Number84
Placed ByMichigan Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 7:48pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 451265 N 4995090
Decimal Degrees45.10760000, -87.61950000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 45° 6.456', W 87° 37.17'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds45° 6' 27.36" N, 87° 37' 10.20" W
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Area Code(s)906
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 410-498 Menominee Welcome Center, Menominee MI 49858, US
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