Beaver Island

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Beaver Island,

14 mi (23 km) long, from 3 to 6 mi (4.8–9.6 km) wide, off N Mich., in Lake Michigan. It is the largest island of the Beaver Archipelago and has forests, lakes, beaches, and a harbor at St. James village. The island's permanent inhabitants are mostly fishermen. James J. StrangStrang, James Jesse
, 1813–56, American Mormon leader, b. Cayuga co., N.Y. A lawyer, teacher, and newspaperman, he migrated in 1843 to Wisconsin, was converted to Mormonism and baptized by Joseph Smith, and at the death of Smith (1844) claimed the succession, saying that
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 had a Mormon settlement there from 1847 to 1856.
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In a study published in 2012, a team of Michigan fishery scientists compared fish population metrics measured from 1969 through 1984 and from 2005 to 2008 at Beaver Island in upper Lake Michigan.
Strang established a Mormon kingdom on Michigan's Beaver Island in 1850, he became one of the very few absolute monarchs to hold court in the Western Hemisphere since the conquistadors made their way through the great pre-Columbian empires.
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Beaver Island: In the 1960s, a coastal marsh in Beaver Island State Park was filled in with dredge spoil from the construction of a nearby marina, transforming a valuable habitat into a sterile lawn with little habitat value.
We studied Cirsium, Centaurea, and Tanacetum on the shores of Beaver Island (144.5 [km.sup.2], Charlevoix County, MI, 85[degrees]30'W, 45[degrees]41'N) located in northern Lake Michigan.
Beaver Island, Michigan, the largest blob in a small archipelago, is 13 miles long and six miles wide.
On July 8, 1850, on isolated Beaver Island in the middle of northern Lake Michigan, a few hundred Mormons met to crown their leader "King in Zion" in one of only a handful of American coronation ceremonies.
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* My heart goes out to the members of Holy Cross Catholic Church on Beaver Island, Mich., and my prayer is that they will be able to focus on our magnificent gift of the Eucharist as their issues with the current pastor eventually resolve themselves, as I am certain they will (NCR, Aug.
Other destinations include Whitefish Point, Beaver Island and Saugatuck.
A small propeller plane flight or a two-hour ferry ride into the northern reaches of Lake Michigan in the US, gets you as far as St James - the northern hub of Beaver Island.