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While the original building does not survive, the congregation remains active.
Cadillac later departed to serve as the French governor of Louisiana from 1710 to 1716.
French attempts to consolidate the fur trade led to the Fox Wars involving the Meskwaki (Fox) and their allies versus the French and their Native allies.
At the same time, the French strengthened Fort Michilimackinac at the Straits of Mackinac to better control their lucrative fur-trading empire.
Although Michigan developed a diverse economy, it is widely known as the center of the U. automotive industry, being home to the country's three major automobile companies (whose headquarters are all within the Detroit metropolitan area).
The area was first settled by Native American tribes and later colonized by French explorers in the 17th century and became part of New France.The three nations co-existed peacefully as part of a loose confederation called the Council of Three Fires.The Ojibwe, whose numbers are estimated to have been between 25,000 and 35,000, were the largest.In 1805, the Michigan Territory was formed, and in 1837 was admitted into the Union as the 26th state.It soon became an important center of industry and trade in the Great Lakes region and a popular immigrant destination.