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5 Mysterious Little Facts About Michigan’s Historic Fort Gratiot

The site of the mysterious fort was first built in 1686 by the French. It was at a strategic choke point in the Great Lakes. Fort Gratiot was re-built by the U.S. Army in 1814 to guard the strategic junction of Lake Huron and the St. Clair river and…

5 Mysterious Little Facts About Michigan’s Historic Fort Gratiot

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Michael Hardy

Mike Hardy is the owner of Thumbwind Publications. It started in 2009 as a fun-loving blog covering the wind industry of Michigan's Upper Thumb. Since then, he authored a vast range of content and established a loyal base of 30,000 visitors per month. Sites now include Michigan4You.com, TwoVerbs.com, Ora-Labora.org, and he collaborates with his son on OutdoorSkillz.com.

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