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Great Sauk Trail, The

Part of an ancient network of native paths, the Great Sauk Trail extended from Rock Island, Illinois, through Michigan to Amherstburg. Until the late 1830s, pro-British tribes made annual pilgrimages along the trail to Fort Malden where they participated in gift-giving ceremonies with officials of the British Indian Department.

Location

In King's Navy Yard, Dalhousie Street, Amherstburg

Region: Southwestern Ontario

County/District: County of Essex

Municipality: Town of Amherstburg

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