The haunted Orphanage in Marquette – Michigan that is now an apartment building ~

The first orphanage in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, the destination for area Native American and parentless children, was built in downtown Marquette in the 1870s and called “Rock Street”, followed in 1881 by a Catholic home named after St. Joseph in Assinins. However, already in 1903, these two orphanages were overfull, due to a ruthless campaign of removing infants from their Native American mothers. Frederick Eis, a Bishop residing in Marquette, soon began to petition funds for a new orphanage in his city, one that would become the biggest…

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#TodayInHistory – June 18

June 18 – Some important events on this day. 618 👉🏼 Coronation of the Chinese governor Li Yuan as Emperor Gaozu of Tang, the new Emperor of China, initiating three centuries of the Tang Dynasty’s rule over China 1155 👉🏼 Pope Adrian IV crowns Frederick I Barbarossa Roman-German Emperor 1583 👉🏼 Richard Martin of London takes out first life insurance policy, on William Gibbons; premium was £383 1682 👉🏼 William Penn founds Philadelphia, US. He was an early Quaker and founder of the Province of Pennsylvania, the English North American…

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