Fayette Historic Townsite

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Fayette Historic Townsite
At Fayette Historic State Park
13700 13.25 Lane
Garden, MI 49835
Phone: 906-644-2603

Once a bustling industrial community, Fayette manufactured charcoal pig iron between 1867 and 1891. It offers visitors the unmatched serenity of a Lake Michigan harbor, white dolomite bluffs and verdant forests. This well-preserved museum village recalls a time when it was a noisy, bustling mining town with an immigrant population that shared daily hardships, joys and sorrows.

Daily Attractions

  • Modern visitor center
  • 20 historic buildings, including the furnace complex, town hall, hotel, company office and homes
  • Museum exhibits, outdoor walking tour and scenic overlooks
  • Guided tours available (mid-June through mid-August)
  • Playground, semi-modern camping, picnicking and swimming available in the park

A Recreation Passport is required for entry. Partially wheelchair accessible.

Fayette Historic State Park is located between Escanaba and Manistique, 17 miles south of U.S. 2.

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