Chippewa County Michigan
This is the last day postmark at the Lime Island, MI Post Office dated November 15, 1939.
Francis O. Davenport...........October 6, 1891 to September 30, 1892
Alfred E. Newton...........November 4, 1913 to November 15, 1939
Early French maps called this island in the St. Mary's River Isle de Platre (Plaster Island).
The first settler was Joseph Kemp around 1848, and went into the lime business.
Postmark Discontinued Service Contributed by Paul Petosky
Apparently there used to be a Lime Island Township.
Three and a half miles offshore from the Raber dock, closer to St. Joseph Island in Canada, is mile-long Lime Island,
Map of 1911 Lime Island (bottom right) - Contributed by Paul Petosky