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1854 : First White Settler in Ontonagon
1854 : First White Settler in Ontonagon
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On January 13, 1854, Jim Paul registered a plat of land that would become Ontonagon. Paul was the first white man to settle in that region of the Upper Peninsula. He was after prosperity in … Continue reading "1854 : First White Settler in Ontonagon"
1862 : Governor Austin Blair Lobbies for Prisoner Exchange to Liberate Colonel Orlando Willcox, Hero of the First Battle of Bull Run
1862 : Governor Austin Blair Lobbies for Prisoner Exchange to Liberate Colonel Orlando Willcox, Hero of the First Battle of Bull Run
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1862 : Governor Austin Blair Lobbies for Prisoner Exchange to Liberate Colonel Orlando Willcox, Hero of the First Battle of Bull Run
Orlando Willcox, Hero of the First Battle of Bull Run On January13, 1862, Gov. Austin Blair approved a joint resolution asking Michigan’s congressional delegation to use their influence to assist the exchange of prisoners of … Continue reading "1862 : Governor Austin Blair Lobbies for Prisoner Exchange to Liberate Colonel Orlando Willcox, Hero of the First Battle of Bull Run"
1875 : Rix Robinson Dies, Fur Trader, Michigan Pioneer, Friend of the Indian
1875 : Rix Robinson Dies, Fur Trader, Michigan Pioneer, Friend of the Indian
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1875 : Rix Robinson Dies, Fur Trader, Michigan Pioneer, Friend of the Indian
On this day (January 13, 1875), Michigan pioneer Rix Robinson died in Ada, Michigan, where a huge boulder bears testimony to his life. In Memory of  Rix Robinson Born in Mass, 1792 Founder of West Michigan … Continue reading "1875 : Rix Robinson Dies, Fur Trader, Michigan Pioneer, Friend of the Indian"
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