Father Marquette National Memorial

Straits State Park, 720 Church Street,
Saint Ignace, MI 49781
Historical Site
On a rise overlooking the Straits of Mackinac, the Father Marquette National Memorial tells the story of the 17th-century missionary-explorer and the meeting of French and Native American cultures deep in the North American wilderness. The site includes the national memorial, a 15-station outdoor interpretive trail and panoramic views of the Mackinac Bridge. Located in Straits State Park, the Father Marquette National Memorial is open daily from April 1 through November 30, 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., unless there is heavy snow.
Father Marquette statueBuilding at Father Marquette National MemorialKiosk with descriptive panelsBoulder with plaque at Father Marquette National MemorialScenic View of the Mackinac Bridge from the Father Marquette National Memorial
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