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St Joseph, Michigan, USA

Saint Joseph is a port on Lake Michigan, at the mouth of the St. Joseph River, opposite Benton Harbor. The French explorer René-Robert Cavelier, sieur (lord) de La Salle, established Fort Miami at the site in 1679, using it as a base (commemorated by a historic site). Later known as Saranac and Newburyport, it was renamed (1833) for the river. It developed after 1836 with improved harbour facilities and the opening of the Territorial Road from Detroit. Its northeastern portion was separately incorporated as Benton Harbor in 1869.

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  • 1854 - St. Joseph
    St. Joseph, a post-village in the above township, on Lake Michigan, at the mouth of St. Joseph's river, 194 miles W. of Detroit. It carries on an...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Saint Joseph
    Saint Joseph, a post-village in St. Joseph township, Berrien co., Mich., on Lake Michigan, at the mouth of the St. Joseph River, about 60 miles by...Read MORE...


  • St Joseph, Michigan, USA
    Fountain on Lake Front, St. Joseph Mich.
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  • St Joseph, Michigan, USA
    Fishing on South Pier, St. Joseph, Mich.
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  • 1906
    Saint Joseph, a city and resort, capital of Berrien co., Mich., on Lake Michigan, at the mouth of the St. Joseph River, 1$ miles W. of Benton Harbor. ...Read MORE...


  • St Joseph, Michigan, USA
    Edgewater Park
    St. Joseph, Mich.
    "Home of the St. Joseph Auscos"
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  • News 1945 - St. Joseph Child Dies Of Burns. Victim's Father Is Marine On Okinawa.
    Patricia Ann Randall, three-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ora Randall, 504 Lake street, died early this morning at the St. Joseph sanitarium of...Read MORE...




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Fountain on Lake Front, St. Joseph Mich.
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St Joseph, Michigan, USA
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Fishing on South Pier, St. Joseph, Mich.
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St Joseph, Michigan, USA
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Edgewater Park
St. Joseph, Mich.
"Home of the St. Joseph Auscos"
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History, News and Stories of St Joseph, Michigan, USA

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  • 1854 - St. Joseph
    St. Joseph, a post-village in the above township, on Lake Michigan, at the mouth of St. Joseph's river, 194 miles W. of Detroit. It carries on an... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Saint Joseph
    Saint Joseph, a post-village in St. Joseph township, Berrien co., Mich., on Lake Michigan, at the mouth of the St. Joseph River, about 60 miles by... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Saint Joseph, a city and resort, capital of Berrien co., Mich., on Lake Michigan, at the mouth of the St. Joseph River, 1$ miles W. of Benton Harbor. ... Read MORE...

  • News  1945 - St. Joseph Child Dies Of Burns. Victim's Father Is Marine On Okinawa.
    Patricia Ann Randall, three-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ora Randall, 504 Lake street, died early this morning at the St. Joseph sanitarium of... Read MORE...

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