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Pontiac

Pontiac( )
Author: Gay, Ronald K.
Oakland County Pioneer and Historical Society,
Series title:Images of America Ser.
ISBN:978-0-7385-7814-9
Publication Date:Jul 2010
Publisher:Arcadia Publishing
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $21.99
Book Description:

Detroit's first mayor, Solomon Sibley, and his wife, Sarah (Sproat) Sibley, were responsible for organizing a group that set out in 1818 for a plot of land 30 miles north, at the confluence of the Huron River of St. Clair (now the Clinton) and several Native American trails. The future town would be named for Pontiac, the warrior chief of the Ottawa Nation, best known for his "Indian uprising" of 1763 against the British at Fort Detroit and Fort Michilimackinac. Many of Pontiac's...
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Book Details
Pages:128
Detailed Subjects: History / United States / State & Local / West (Ak, Ca, Co, Hi, Id, Mt, Nv, Ut, Wy)
Travel / United States / West / Pacific (Ak, Ca, Hi, Or, Wa)
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.5 x 9.25 x 0.31 Inches
Book Weight:0.044 Pounds



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