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Father Marquette Memorial

760 S. Lakeshore Drive,
Ludington, MI 49431
Description
In the mid 1600's, French missionary and explorer Father Jacques Marquette landed on a narrow dividing Pere Marquette Lake from Lake Michigan. Father Marquette died and was buried on the peninsula in 1675. A monument now marks the site of his death on the south side of the channel. The 2.4 acre site includes 400 feet of frontage on Pere Marquette Lake and a boat launch facility.
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