Traverse City (NW of), Michigan: Indian Wishing Stone

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Traverse City (NW of), Michigan - Indian Wishing Stone

Really big, round stone on hillside, overlooking the flats below. Legend has it that Indians would make a wish and circle it three times. Found out about it in an old newspaper article in an antique store. Took all day to find it. Stone is obviously out of place in the area. No other stones in sight. Maybe left behind by a retreating glacier. Stone is on private farm and requires a little searching to find it. Most people in the area are unaware of it. Even the farm owner wasn't aware of its history.

[Steve O, 06/27/2005]

Indian Wishing Stone:
In country NW of Traverse City. Ask old locals in small towns where to look.
With permission by farmer.

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