The Dixie Highway

The Dixie Highway (HM20XL)

Location: Cheboygan, MI 49721 Cheboygan County
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Country: United States of America
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N 45° 46.899', W 84° 43.513'

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Since the beginning of the 20th century, two main roads brought tourists to Northern Michigan.
These roads were the East and West Pikes and they converged in Mackinaw City.
In 1915 the East Pike became part of the Dixie Highway, a series of roads that allowed travel from Miami, Florida to Mackinaw City.
Until the freeway system was built in the 1960s, it was the major route north and south linking the Midwest with the Southern states.

The development of the Dixie Highway was spearheaded by Carl Fisher, an Indianapolis car dealer.
He also was responsible for building the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in 1909.
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HM NumberHM20XL
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Date Added Sunday, August 20th, 2017 at 7:04am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 676832 N 5072304
Decimal Degrees45.78165000, -84.72521667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 45° 46.899', W 84° 43.513'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds45° 46' 53.94" N, 84° 43' 30.78" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)616, 231
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 401 E Central Ave, Cheboygan MI 49721, US
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