Treaty of Saginaw Marker of 1819

The Thunder Bay River Boundary of the Cession of 1819 was the last Michigan treaty to be negotiated in the state. It ceded important area of Michigan from the Chippewa, Ottawa and Potawatomi tribes to the United States. Six million acres with the Thunder Bay River as the northern boundary. The plaque on the second avenue bridge identifies this boundary. The treaty was significant in establishing areas for white settlers and in the use of the Michigan baseline as a standard in surveying.

Treaty of Saginaw

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Michigan Historic Marker

Roadside Park, Alpena Avenue

Alpena, MI 49707

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Phone: (517) 373-3559

Location of Treaty of Saginaw Marker of 1819

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Alpena Weather

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SNOW/FOG, humidity 84%, barometer 30.11,
wind 3 mph S
Tuesday
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Wednesday
Variable clouds with flurries; frigid
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Friday
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Saturday
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34°F | 4°F
Low clouds and a couple of snow showers

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