LAKE MIGHIGAN WATERFRONT PROPERTY FOR SALE! Motivated Sellers! This 4.03-Acre waterfront parcel is known as Miller Point, and is located in Thompson Township of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan's western section of Schoolcraft County. There are about 20-Miles of northern Lake Michigan shoreline in this county, and the property offered for sale has 1,024-Feet of that! It is located along the north-eastern edge of the Garden Peninsula which extends twenty-two miles into Lake Michigan. It is located on Miller Point, a point along the southern shore of Point aux Barques, a prominent feature on the eastern shore of the peninsula. Lake Michigan is one of the five Great Lakes of North America and is the second-largest of the Great Lakes by volume and the third-largest by surface area. The word "Michigan" originally referred to the lake itself, and is believed to come from the Ojibwa word Mishi Gami meaning "great water". Its ninety some thousand acres of water, offer a fisherman's dream come true. Add to this an aggressive fish management program and you have some of the best fishing in the USA. This area had virgin forests and plenty of timber and became important in the Upper Peninsula's lumber boom. By 1881, the Delta Lumbering Company was operating a mill (about 6 miles north-east of the property Offered For Sale) along the shores of Lake Michigan. The Village of Thompson named after the mill Owner and President E.L. Thompson was formed about this time. The first official census was taken in 1884. By the early 1900s, the Township had 8 schools, a general store, township hall, 3 churches (Catholic, Swedish Lutheran and Methodist), a barber shop, boarding house, livery stable, a hotel, saloons and a hospital. There were 3 doctors, and a midwife. Thompson Township has a small commercial area along the US-2 corridor, which includes two motels, a convenience/gas station store, a real estate office, church, and a variety store/lumber yard. The area is central to lots of year-round activities. You can camp or canoe in the summer, snowmobile or ice fish in the winter, or enjoy a fall color tour during the autumn. The Indian Lake State Park, the Manistique Light and Boardwalk, the Bishop Baraga Historical Site, the Schoolcraft County Historical Park, the Seney National Wildlife Refuge, the Seul Choix Point Lighthouse Park and Museum, The Thompson State Fishery (a state owned and operated fish hatchery), a golf course, and the largest spring in Michigan, Big Spring "Kitch-iti-ki-pi", not far away. To the south-west, along the western shore of the Garden Peninsula is the 711-Acre Fayette Historic Townsite. If you are interested in hunting, the property has lots of "deer signs" and this area is known for good hunting - Big Deer with Big Racks!... Continued In Addendum
|Waterfront: Y||Est Water Front Ft: 1024.0|
|Type: Vacant Land||Body of Water: Lake Michigan|
|Terrain: Flat||Municipality: Thompson|
|Acreage: 4.03||Area: Thompson T|
|Jun 4 2020 9:49AM||Price Change||$98,000|
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