City of Petoskey Michigan State Ferry

City of Petoskey Michigan State Ferry Ferries


Stock #: 32758
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
Postmark: 1951
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Michigan state auto ferry "City of Petoskey." So named for the thriving community located on the shore of Little traverse Bay, about 38 miles South of Mackinaw City; population 6,000. The Ferry was placed in service May 25, 1941. The name Petoskey comes form the Chippewa name "Pe-To-Se-Ga," which in the Indian tongue means "The Rising Sun."