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Catalog Number 1957.019.001
Object Name Map
Title Map of St. Clair Flats, Michigan
Scope & Content One map entitled "Map of St. Clair Flats, Michigan" that was "surveyed and drawn by Wm. C. Sauer, C.E. [Civil Engineer], 1897." The map is shown at a scale of 1:25,000 and is printed in black ink on white paper. Land areas are colored white and pale yellow. Water areas are colored pale green. The map provides a simple depiction of the islands, bays, and channels in the St. Clair Flats region at the lower end of the St. Clair River. Principal named islands include "Herson [Harsen's] and Stromness [Dickinson] Islands. Named channels include the Snibora, North, Middle, South, and Ship Channels. Small printed text along the South Channel shows the names of principal landowners and establishments such as the Old Club, Star Island Hotel, St. Clair Island Hotel, Joe Bedore's, and Muir's. A small inset map on the left side shows the St. Clair Flats and vicinity. Printed text in the lower right corner shows "Wm. C. Sauer, Civil Engineer and Map Publisher, 318 Fort St. West, Detroit, Mich." and "Copyright W.C. Sauer, 1897."
Date 1897
People Sauer, William E.
Extent of Description 32" x 26"
Collection Maritime
Search Terms St. Clair River
St. Clair Flats
Harsen's Island
Dickinson Island
Old Club
Star Island Hotel
St. Clair Island Hotel
Joe Bedore's