Sainte Anne Church

Registered Site S0622

Sainte Anne Church

In 1670, Jesuit Father Charles Dablon founded a birchbark mission chapel on Mackinac Island. The following year, Father Jacques Marquette relocated the mission at St. Ignace. Abandoned in 1706 and reestablished at Fort Michilimackinac around 1715, the new church was named Sainte Anne de Michilimackinac. During the winter of 1780 - 1781, British to the island and moved the church building across the ice. The church is the nation's oldest dedicated to Saint Anne, and maintains baptismal records dating from April 1695.
photo of Sainte Anne Church

Erected 1992

Location: Huron St.
Mackinac Island, Mackinac County

Topics:
Catholic Churches

Latitude: 45.85012, Longitude: -84.61168

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