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As early as 1615, Frenchmen settled alongside the St. Clair River within the quarter referred to now as Algonac and Clay Township to alternate furs with local americans. regardless of Louis XIV�s choice to construct a colonial empire during this zone, the French �fleur-de-lis� was once changed through the British Union Jack in 1760 after which by way of the yankee �Stars and Stripes� in 1783, making it one of many few areas in Michigan to have flown the flags of 3 countries.
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