Big St. Martin Island

Big St. Martin Island is an island in Mackinac County of the U.S. state of Michigan. It is located in St. Martin Bay, a bay of Lake Huron.[1]

Big St. Martin Island
Big St. Martin Island is located in Michigan
Big St. Martin Island
Big St. Martin Island
Geography
LocationLake Huron
Coordinates45°58′06″N 84°37′41″W / 45.96833°N 84.62806°W / 45.96833; -84.62806Coordinates: 45°58′06″N 84°37′41″W / 45.96833°N 84.62806°W / 45.96833; -84.62806[1]
Administration
StateMichigan
CountyMackinac County
TownshipSt. Ignace Township

Like other islands in and around the Mackinac Straits, Big St. Martin Island is believed to be sacred ground to local Native Americans. The island was privately owned as of 2010.[2]

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  1. ^ a b Michigan Atlas and Gazetteer (10th ed.). Yarmouth, Maine: DeLorme. 2002. p. 94.
  2. ^ Massaway, Keith; et al. (2010). "Historic St. Ignace Walking Tour" (PDF). fortdebuade.com. Michilimackinac Historical Society. Archived from the original (PDF) on April 13, 2018. Retrieved April 18, 2018. The islands are old burial grounds that are sacred to local Native Americans.