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Midland County is located at the geographical center of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula The land was ceded to the US Government by Pottawatomi, Chippewa and Ottawa Indians who inhabited the area in 1819. There were few white settler's in the 1820 due to Indian hostilities for losing most of their lands. French fur traders came 1831 and made their home around "The Forks," an area where the Pine and Chippewa Rivers flow into the Tittabawassee, or "shining" river, as the Indians referred to it. As the lumbering boom hit the region, this area developed until 1880 when it peaked. By 1897, Herbert Henry Dow, who sunk the first salt well in the state in Midland county, founded the Dow Chemical Company.