Discover Great Lakes - Lake Huron

Lake Huron was originally called La Mer Douce, or “the freshwater sea,” by French explorers.

It later got its name from the Huron people who lived along its shores. It forms the eastern outline of Michigan's "Mitten," including the distinctive "Thumb" which is dotted with port towns and shelters Saginaw Bay. 

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Lighthouses on Lake Huron
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Dark Skies on Lake Huron
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Boating on Lake Huron
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Paddle Sports on Lake Huron
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Heritage Route 23
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Mackinac Island
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Lighthouses on Lake Huron
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Dark Skies on Lake Huron
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Boating on Lake Huron
Paddle Sports
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Paddle Sports on Lake Huron
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Heritage Route 23
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Mackinac Island
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