Mackinaw City Historical PathwayThe entire Mackinac Straits region derives its name from a French translation of the Ojibway name for Mackinac Island; Missilimakinak, where missi (also michi or mishi) means great or many and Mackinac means turtle. Although it has been spelled many different ways over the years, the most common form is Michilimackinac and it means "the great turtle." The reason for this name becomes obvious when you notice the high cliffs on Mackinac Island seem to resemble a giant turtle shell.
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|Date Added||Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 at 9:43pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16T E 676802 N 5072255|
|Decimal Degrees||45.78121667, -84.72561667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 45° 46.873', W 84° 43.537'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||45° 46' 52.38" N, 84° 43' 32.22" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||231, 906|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling South|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 102 S Huron Ave, Mackinaw City MI 49701, US|
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