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Pioneer Life – Life on the Frontier in Michigan – Pioneer Diaries & Memoirs

Michigan Biographies & Memoirs page Baird, Elizabeth T., “Reminiscences of Early Days on Mackinac Island” (1898) Cook, Darius B., Six Months among Indians, Wolves and other Wild Animals, in the Forests of Allegan County, Michigan in the Winter of 1839 and 1840 (1889) Haviland, Laura S., A Woman’s Life-Work: Labors and Experiences of Laura …

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Pontiac’s War: Northern Forts Under Attack

As a boy I visited Fort Michilimackinac and learned how the Indians, playing a ball game next to the fort in 1763, used a ruse to get warriors inside the gate. They then attacked the British garrison and took the fort. This was just one of many similar attacks on British forts in the …

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