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Manistique, Michigan, USA - Manistique Bank Corner, Manistique, Mich.

Manistique, Schoolcraft, MI

The most catastrophic events to occur in Manistique were the fire of 1883 and the flood of 1920.




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Manistique Bank Corner, Manistique, Mich.
Manistique, Michigan, USA

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Manistique Bank Corner, Manistique, Mich.
Baptist Church
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Baptist Church
Central School
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Central School
Main Street looking South, 1910
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Main Street looking South, 1910
Indian Lake (1911)
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Indian Lake (1911)
River View
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Ossawinamakee Hotel
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Ossawinamakee Hotel
Presbyterian Church
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Presbyterian Church

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"Tourist Camp" near Manistique, Mich.
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Methodist Episcopal Church
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Methodist Episcopal Church
Manistique Tourist Court
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Manistique Tourist Court
"Overlooking Lake Michigan"
U.S. Highway No. 2
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U.S. Highway No. 2
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Boathouses on Indian River
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Boathouses on Indian River
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High School, 1946
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High School, 1946
Blue Spruce Cabins
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Courthouse
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1895 - Manistique
Manistique, man-is-teek', a post-town of Michigan, capital of Schoolcraft co., on Lake Michigan, near the mouth of Manistique River, about 50 miles E. of Escanaba.
Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ... Joseph Thomas January 1, 1895 J.B. Lippincott
1906
Manistique, a banking post-village, capital of Schoolcraft co., Mich., on Lake Michigan and on the Manistique, Marquette and Northern and other railroads, 108 miles WSW. of Sault Ste. Marie. It has chemical-works and manufactures of lumber, lath, sash, doors and blinds, lime, and pig-iron. Pop. in 1900, 4126.
Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns ... in Every Portion of the Globe Publisher J.B. Lippincott Company, 1906
1920 - MICHIGAN TOWN FLOODED. Manistique River Breaks Bounds; 50 Families Are Homeless.
MANISTIQUE, Mich. (AP) - Approximately 50 families were driven from their homes early Sunday when the Manistique river broke its bounds. Nearly a half mile of the residential and business sections were flooded by water ranging in depth from two to six feet.
The Idaho Daily Statesman
Boise, Idaho
March 29,1920
2023 -Whether you're a nature enthusiast, history buff, or simply looking for a relaxing getaway, Manistique has something to offer for everyone. Here's a list:
1. Kitch-iti-kipi (The Big Spring): One of Manistique's top attractions is Kitch-iti-kipi, often referred to as "The Big Spring." It's the largest freshwater spring in Michigan and a must-visit destination. Take a self-guided tour on a self-operated observation raft and peer down into the crystal-clear waters to see the bubbling spring, underwater plant life, and even large trout swimming below.

2. Palms Book State Park: This state park is home to Kitch-iti-kipi and offers hiking trails, picnic areas, and a visitor center where you can learn more about the area's natural history and geology.

3. Manistique Boardwalk and River Walk: Enjoy a leisurely stroll along the Manistique River on the town's boardwalk. It's a scenic and relaxing way to take in the beauty of the area. The River Walk takes you past quaint shops and restaurants.

4. Fayette Historic State Park: Step back in time at Fayette Historic State Park, an abandoned industrial community from the late 19th century. You... Read MORE...

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Ancestors Who Were Born or Died in Manistique, Michigan, USA

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female ancestorMarie Carolina KIRCHNER (29 October 1873, Gablenberg, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany - 17 July 1956, Manistique, Michigan, USA)
female ancestorTheckla Evelena JOHNSON (27 April 1879, Manistique, Michigan, USA - , )
male ancestorFrank Everett CLEMONS (11 May 1880, Manistique, Michigan, USA - 22 March 1900, Manistique, Michigan, USA)
female ancestorKatherine Lucretia "Kittie" CRAWFORD (13 March 1880, Manistique, Michigan, USA - , )
female ancestorBeulah MERWIN (20 October 1880, Manistique, Michigan, USA - , )
female ancestorGertrude Orr BURT (28 May 1880, Manistique, Michigan, USA - , )
female ancestorHarriet Marie "Hattie" PENCE (1 June 1880, Manistique, Michigan, USA - 19 August 1961, Dearborn, Michigan, USA)
male ancestorJoseph J PETROWSKI (10 May 1880, Manistique, Michigan, USA - , )
female ancestorChristina PICHA (29 June 1880, Manistique, Michigan, USA - 9 July 1962, Abbotsford, Clark, Wisconsin, USA)

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