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Father Marquette National Memorial

Straits State Park, 720 Church Street,
Saint Ignace, MI 49781
Historical Site
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Description
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.
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