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90° 30′ W. Area, 58,915 square miles in eighty-three counties.
Population in 1890, 2,093,889; 1900, 2,420,982.
Claude Dablon and Jacques Marquette establish a permanent mission at Sault Ste. Marie......1668
Two Sulpician priests, with three canoes and seven men, pass through the Detroit River and Lake St. Clair......1670
French under M. de St. Lusson permitted to occupy Sault Ste. Marie by the Indians, erect a cross at that place bearing the arms of France......May, 1671
Marquette commences Fort Michilimackinac, starts a Huron settlement, and builds a chapel there......1671
Marquette is buried near present site of Ludington......May 18, 1675
Robert la Salle, accompanied by Father Louis Hennepin and Chevalier de Tonti, sails up lakes Erie and Huron in the Griffon, reaching Michilimackinac......Aug. 28, 1679
Antoine de la Motte Cadillac, lord of Bouaget and Montdesert, under a commission from Louis XIV., leaving Montreal in June with 100 men and