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Bay Furnace Historic Site - Hiawatha National Forest

Munising, MI 49862
Phone: (906) 387-2512

A short, 1/8-mile accessable trail encircles the recently stabilized ruins of a blast furnace where pig iron was made between 1870 and 1877. One of the last of its kind located in the U.P., it is also a great place to view Lake Superior and Grand Island. Interpretive signs explain how the furnace…

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Bishop Baraga Historical Site

Arrowhead Road
Manistique, MI 49854
Phone: (906) 341-5010

On May 15th, 1832, near this site on the shore of Indian Lake, Rev. Frederic Baraga, a young Catholic missionary to the Indians, established and blessed his first church.  The original chapel was built by local Chippewa's using the traditional log and bark construction…

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Delta County Historical Museum

16 Water Plant Road
Escanaba, MI 49829
Phone: (906) 789-6790

The Delta County Historical Society was founded in 1948. The primary objective of this newly formed non-profit organization was to collect local historical materials, preserve them, and present this information to the citizens of Delta County to make them…

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Escanaba Crib

Escanaba, MI 49829

Replacing a shoreline lighthouse in place since 1867, the Escanaba Crib, currently owned and managed by the U.S. Coast Guard was first placed in service in 1938.…

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Fayette Historic Townsite

4785 II Road
Garden, MI 49835
Phone: (906) 644-2603

Once a bustling industrial community that manufactured charcoal pig iron between 1867 and 1891, Fayette offers visitors historic buildings set among the unmatched serenity of a Lake Michigan harbor, white cliffs and verdant forests.…

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Fort Mackinac on Mackinac Island

7127 Huron Road
Mackinac Island, MI 49757
Phone: (906) 847-3328

On a southern bluff of Mackinac Island, towering 150 feet above the majestic Straits of Mackinac, is a fort once occupied by 18th century British Redcoats and 19th century American soldiers.  This is Fort Mackinac, a stately stone palisade, a military compound of 14 original building filled…

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Luce County Historical Museum

West Harrie Street
Newberry, MI 49868
Phone: (906) 293-5709

This unique Queen┘ż]Anne Style building is built with Jacobsville sandstone and boasts many stone arches and turrets. The museum is located in Newberry's old Jail/ Sheriff's House.…

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Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island, MI 49757

There is nothing quite like the Mackinac Island experience; a vacation with no automobiles, waking up to the gentle clip clop of horse and buggy, travelers enjoy leisure carriage tours, butterfly conservatories, fudge tasting, hiking, biking and trail riding through Mackinac State Historic Park . Hikers…

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Mackinac Island Historic Downtown

P.O. Box 370
Mackinac Island, MI 49757
Phone: (906) 847-3328

Step inside the five historic downtown buildings and experience a time that isn't so long gone.  Smell hearty stew cooking over an open hearth; run your hands over wool strands on a spinning wheel; hear the clanging of a blacksmith's hammer as steel meets steel, and then try it yourself; visit…

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Maywood History Trail

751 N. State St.
Rapid River, MI 49878

This hard-packed, easily accessible trail is .9 miles in length and takes the visitor through a 200 year old hemlock forest on the shore of Little Bay de Noc. Because of its geographic setting, the area was a focal point of human activity and includes Native American sites and the foundations of an…

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Nahma Historical Society Museum

Tamarack Street
Nahma, MI 49878
Phone: (906) 644-2116

Preserving the heritage of the region, the Nahma Historical Society opens their museum during the summer on Saturdays and Sundays from 1-4 pm or by appointment.…

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Ozark One-Room School Museum

W3695 Lovegrove Rd
Moran, MI 49760

A free family museum with an eclectic collection of one-room school memorabilia including local railroad, lumbering, farming, mining, pioneer family, church, and country school displays.…

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Peninsula Point Lighthouse

8181 U.S. 2
Rapid River, MI 49878
Phone: (906) 474-6422

Ghosts and rumors also surround the ruins of the Peninsula Point Lighthouse. A fire destroyed the keeper’s house and today all that remains is the lens tower. The grounds where the lighthouse once resided is a park that comes to life every spring with the blooming of the lilac bushes. The park…

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Pine Stump Junction

H-37/County Road 407
Newberry, MI 49868

An older couple leaving their cottage for the winter caught in an unexpected snow storm both died within less than a mile from assistance. …

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Sand Point Lighthouse

16 Water Plant Road
Escanaba, MI 49829
Phone: (906) 789-6790

The Sand Point Lighthouse served mariners continuously from 1868 until 1939, except for a short time in 1886 when it was out of commission because of a fire which severely damaged the building. This also cost the life of Mary Terry,…

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Thompson Historical Marker Site

West US-2 Highway
Manistique, MI 49854
Phone: (906) 341-5010

This site is one of the sites in Schoolcraft County that is included on the Circle Tour.  In the days when "Pine was…

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Wetmore Fire Tower - Hiawatha National Forest

Munising, MI 49862
Phone: (906) 387-2512

Towers were positioned on high areas in the region to allow panoramic views all around. Towers were equipped with an alidade, a map, and a radio. They were staffed throughout the spring and summer months with a tower man who spent his days and nights…

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