Fayette Historic State Park

Historic Fayette Townsite

Historic Fayette Townsite

Once a bustling industrial community that manufactured charcoal pig iron between 1867 and 1891. Attractions include 20 historic buildings, museum exhibits, walking tour and scenic overlooks.

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Fayette townsite is a restored iron smelting company town (1867-1891). Once a bustling industrial community, Fayette offers visitors the unmatched serenity of a Lake Michigan harbor, white cliffs and verdant forests. This well-preserved museum village recalls another time when it was a noisy, dirty company town with an immigrant population that shared daily hardships, joys and sorrows. Three miles of shoreline on Big Bay De Noc. Park amenities include: sixty-one semi-modern campsites, boat camping, fully furnished, cottage that sleeps up to ten people, picnicking, beach, playground, fishing, and boat launch. Five miles of hiking trails overlooking town from limestone cliffs. Groomed for cross country skiing, perfect for the beginner.

Fayette Historic Townsite

Contact Information

Address

13700 13.25 Lane

Garden, MI 49835

Driving Directions

Phone: (906) 644-2603

Fax: (906) 644-2666

Email:

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Garden Weather

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Tuesday
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Partly sunny and nice
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Partly sunny and nice

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