Rogers City, Michigan

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Rogers City is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2000 census, the city population was 3,322. It is the county seat of Presque Isle County. The city is adjacent to Rogers Township, but is politically independent.

Rogers City is located on Lake Huron and is home to two salmon fishing tournaments. The world's largest open pit limestone quarry, the Port of Calcite, is located within the city limits and is one of the largest shipping ports on the Great Lakes.

The freighter, SS Carl D. Bradley, home port at Rogers City, sank in Lake Michigan on November 18, 1958. There were two survivors while 33 lost their lives. 26 of the deceased were from Rogers City, with the others from nearby towns. 50th anniversary memorial activities took place in 2008.[3]


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