Edwin Trestrail at Indian burial ground

Badwater Indian Cemetery, Menominee River, Breitung Township, Dickinson County, Michigan ca. 1922-1923: Edwin Trestrail, son of William C. Trestrail, posed by an Indian grave at the burial ground at Badwater near the Big Bend of the Menominee River in about 1922-1923. William C. Trestrail acquired the property February 19, 1912, and named it Riverview Farm, according to Putnam W. Robbins, his son-in-law. Edwin Trestrail acquired the property from his father May 25, 1925, according to land records in the Dickinson County Courthouse. When the Twin Falls Dam was built this land was flooded by the backwater. [Putnam W. Robbins], Item also published with caption in: Dickinson County, Michigan : from earliest times through the Twenties / compiled and edited by William John Cummings. Iron Mountain, Mich. : Dickinson County Board of Commissioners, 1991. 432 p. : ill, maps, ports. ; 3
Abstract/Description: Badwater Indian Cemetery, Menominee River, Breitung Township, Dickinson County, Michigan ca. 1922-1923: Edwin Trestrail, son of William C. Trestrail, posed by an Indian grave at the burial ground at Badwater near the Big Bend of the Menominee River in about 1922-1923. William C. Trestrail acquired the property February 19, 1912, and named it Riverview Farm, according to Putnam W. Robbins, his son-in-law. Edwin Trestrail acquired the property from his father May 25, 1925, according to land records in the Dickinson County Courthouse. When the Twin Falls Dam was built this land was flooded by the backwater. [Putnam W. Robbins]
Subject(s): Indians of North America--Funeral customs and rites
Portraits
Dickinson County (Mich.)
Date Created: 1922 (approximate)