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The Saugatuck area like most of Western Michigan was first inhabited by the Pottawatomie and the Ottawa Indians. These tribes were originally from the Green Bay area , but they were driven out by the Iroquois. These Indians were seasonal residents of the area since most would migrate north in the summer. In the arly 1800s the first white men came to the area for fur trading with the Indians and trapping. The first lumber mill was completed in 1838.

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