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Mackinaw, the name of the island at the junction of Lakes Huron and Michigan, according to one explanation at least, was a shortening of Michili-mackinac, meaning ` great turtle. '
It was foggy and I was by myself in the middle of the straits of mackinac where two shipping channels and a two ferry routes meet.
On the 16th of August Colonel Snelling arrived at his post, and on the following day Major Fowle started downstream with four other companies of the Fifth Infantry in two keel boats and nine mackinac boats, arriving at Fort Crawford on August 21st.
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LaFaive has authored a detailed essay about the State of the State address, which can be found at www. mackinac.org/12043.
For more on our model's results, see "Point of Departure" at www. mackinac.org / 10097.