Stay awhile where the deep blue of Lake Superior meets the shimmering Northern Lights. Where lodging accommodations exceed your expectations, with views and amenities that rival those of the finest destinations in the world. Where delectable cuisine is served with craft beer coaxed from the purest ingredients.

Summer Events 2017

With Summer just around the bend, it’s the perfect time to make those Summer plans you’ve been dreaming about all winter. And with over 50 events on our calendar, there’s plenty of awesome opportunities to take advantage of

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April Happenings

SmartPrize

SmartPrize is a 10-day competition that brings the people with the ideas to the people with the money, think ‘Science fair meets Shark Tank.’ The second annual event will be held March 31st-April 9th in downtown Marquette; this year with

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5 Things to do in Spring

The thing about Spring is, you never know what the weather will bring. But for these five fun Spring-things, forecast doesn’t matter. Seriously, rain, shine, or snow, just go.

Antiquing 

Whether to purchase or merely peruse? There’s a

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The Marq

113 W Baraga Ave,

Marquette, MI 

(906) 273-2069 Visit Website “We are a locally-oriented gastro-pub in Downtown Marquette which serves gourmet food and drinks in a more informal atmosphere. Our menu consists of a few staple items but mostly offers seasonally driven

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Escape Marquette

Ready, set, LOCKED in.

Tucked away under Washington street, down a set of stairs and behind a desk sits a cheery girl named Anna, just waiting to lock you up.

It sounds slightly sinister, but Escape Marquette

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Marquette County Disc Golf

Powder Mill Disc Golf Course, Marquette, MI

Powder Mills is the spark plug of disc golf courses here in Marquette County. Set amid rock outcroppings, forested ridges, and the Dead River, this 18 hole course is conveniently located

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Thrifting Marquette County

There’s some kind of magic in owning things with a history, a past you know little to nothing about.

Whether you like to research the pieces you find, or prefer a little mystery, it’s undeniable there’s a certain depth and richness

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Susie Q’s

200 S. Main Street

Ishpeming, MI 49849

(906) 869-2807

Antiques, home decor and more

Sell’s Antiques

201 S. First Street

Ishpeming, MI 49849

(906)250-3238

Buy, Sell or Trade

RE: Home

308 Cleveland (inside the Gossard Building)

Ishpeming, MI 49849

(906) 362-1329

Re-purposed, Re-imagined furniture and decor

340 Antiques

340 Iron Street

Negaunee, MI 49866

(906) 401-0525

Multidealer Mall

Cognition Brewery

113 E Canda St.

Ishpeming, MI 49849

(906) 204- 2724

Cognition Brewing Company is the newest addition to the growing craft beer scene here in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. They are located right in the heart of the U.P. where the winters are long

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Chocolay River Brewery

200 W Main Street

Harvey, MI 49855

(906)249-1338

Offering a full menu, including signature pizzas and Friday fish fry, Chocolay River Brewery is a place to enjoy food and drink.  Whether you like a lager, IPA, or stout they have something to suit

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Dining at My Place

We sat right by the window and it immediately felt like we were on vacation. We sipped on a glass of red wine and enjoyed the views of the rabbits and birds playing in the garden space.

To our surprise, we’ve

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Dining at the Portside Inn

When the waitress recommends the breadsticks, you say yes.

It’s one of the first things we learn after walking into the Portside Inn, and sailing through time. This nautically themed old-style eatery is full of anchors, propellers and even has part

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The Michigan Iron Industry Museum

Imagine working in one of the Marquette County Iron Range’s mines in the mid-1800’s.

Upon entry into a narrow tunnel, the outside light begins to fade. Guiding you is only visual memory and the dim, flickering candle fastened to a canvas hat. Eyes

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Eating at Congress Pizza

 

The hardest thing about going to Congress Pizza in Ishpeming is leaving.

There’s the namesake pizza, of course, in all its flat-crust, secret-sauce, handmade cudighi glory. Cudighi? It’s a spicy sausage originating from Italy, but it’s popularity in the UP rivals

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Dining at The Up North Lodge

Located directly on snowmobile trail, the Up North Lodge in Gwinn is one of the greatest epicurean hidden treasures in Marquette County.

Traveling to the Up North Lodge takes you away from the congestion of downtown eateries, instead it immerses

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Dining at Piedmont

You may at some point while staying in the Midwest grow tired of going out for a burger and fries.

You may even, at some point, decide that meeting a friend for dinner shouldn’t feel hurried but instead that it should

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Marquette Arts & Culture Center

217 North Front St

Marquette, MI 49855

(906) 228-0472

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Located in the lower level of the Peter White Library, the Arts & Culture Center hosts musical and lecture series, and regional and national exhibits monthly. The museum offers classes and workshops

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The Coffee Ride

Wake up, make a pot of coffee, shower (maybe), get dressed, drink coffee, eat food, and head to work. That’s my general weekday routine, tried and true, uninspired.

At least four out of five weekdays anyways.

But on that other day, we

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Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum

123 W Baraga Ave, Marquette, MI 49855

(906) 226-3911

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Located in downtown Marquette the Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum is 1600 square feet of FUN.  The Museum touts four huge gallery spaces with exhibits all

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Donckers

Candy, Old-Time Soda Fountain and Luncheonette

(906) 226-6110

137 W. Washington Street

Marquette, MI 49855

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Experience a piece of the past with a twist of the new. Enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner with all natural and made from-scratch ingredients. Top off

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Huron Island Lighthouse

The Huron Island Lighthouse, built on West Huron Island in 1868, is located three miles off of the Michigan coast in Lake Superior. The island is one of several that make up Huron National Wildlife Refuge. The refuge was established

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Granite Island Lighthouse

With the discovery of iron ore in Marquette County around 1840, the area quickly became one of the busiest ports in the Upper Peninsula. Granite Island’s location approximately twelve-and-a-half miles to the northeast represented a major threat to vessels making passage

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Big Bay Pointe Lighthouse

The lighthouse stands on a rocky point halfway between Marquette and the Keweenaw Portage Entry. The establishment of a station at Big Bay Pointe was recommended to the Lighthouse Board in 1882. “The point occupies a position midway between Granite

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Stannard Rock Lighthouse

The rock here was named for Captain Charles C. Stannard who in 1835 discovered a dangerous reef more than a mile long off the coast of northern Marquette County. A day beacon was activated in 1868 when the Soo Locks opened. Construction

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Presque Isle Harbor Lighthouse

Located at the end of a rugged stone breakwater at Marquette’s Presque Isle Park, the red beacon still guides ships day and night into the railroad ore docks. A monument near the breakwater carries the message, “The awesome beauty of

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Marquette Harbor Lighthouse

300 N. Lakeshore Blvd.

Marquette, MI. 49855

(906) 226-2006

Latitude: 46.5467, Longitude: -87.3762

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In 2002 the Marquette Maritime Museum concluded an agreement with the U.S. Coast Guard for the lease of the Marquette Harbor Lighthouse. The historic lease is for 30-years

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Ojibwa Casino

M-28, five miles east of US-41

105 Acre Trail

Marquette, MI 49855

Toll Free: (888) 560-9905

(906) 249-4200

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The Ojibwa Casinos, on behalf of the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community welcome you to beautiful Upper Michigan for round-the-clock gaming action in Baraga and

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Gander Mountain

3465 US Highway 41 W

Marquette, MI 49855

(906) 226-8300

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Supplies, licenses, gun sales, clothing and more.

 

Eastside Originals

Taste the best of Marquette!

For a full list of members please click on the link.

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Fine dining, pub grub, artisan baked goods, authentic ethnic cuisine, or just a good sandwich, we’re ready to serve you! Savor the local flavor

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Villa Capri

(906) 225-1153

2100 U.S. Hwy 41 West

Marquette, MI 49855

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The Barbiere’s Villa Capri Italian Cuisine has been owned and operated by the family of Nick and Joyce Barbiere since 1967. The original destination for genuine Italian cuisine in Marquette,

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Vango’s Pizza & Lounge

(906) 228-7707

927 N. Third St

Marquette, MI 49855

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Home of the oldest homemade pizza parlor in town. Excellent Greek Cuisine. Beer, wine and liquor. Open Mon.-Thu., 11am-midnight, Fri.-Sat., 11am-1am, Sun., noon-midnight. Smoke-free.V/MC.

Togo’s Sub Shop

Marquette

(906) 226-6535

1000 N. Third St

Marquette, MI 49855

 

Harvey

(906) 249-1455

M-28 & US-41 South

Harvey, MI 49855

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Home of the Original Sub Sandwich. Over 40 varieties of hot or cold subs. Delivery available. Now available any sub on a low-carb wrap! Open:

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Thai House

(906) 225-5945

1031 N. Third St

Marquette, MI 49855

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Classic Thai hospitality, flavor and elegance with a contemporary style. Featuring dishes that play on your palate with a harmonic balance of sweet, sour, salty and bitter flavors. Natives of Thailand,

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Outlanders

(906) 362-2253

1320 South Front St

Marquette, MI 49855

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Home-cooked family food to go. We use from scratch cooking to create homemade food your family is sure to love; without all the work! Choose from family favorites like Chicken and

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New York Deli

(906) 273-1130

510 W. Washington St

Marquette, MI 49855

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Corned beef, pastrami, burgers, pasta, five soups daily and much more. Open daily 11am – 8pm (closed at 7pm during the winter months).

Jean Kay’s Pasties

(906) 228-5310

1635 Presque Isle

Marquette, MI 49855

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Featuring salads, subs, delectable cheesecakes, and the best pasties in Marquette. We also have mini-pasties! We Pack It – You Ship It.

Hudson’s Classic Grill and Bar

(906) 225-5119

2433 U.S. 41 West (Located next to Days Inn & Comfort Suites)

Marquette, MI 49855

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Burgers, Shakes and Rock-n-Roll. Great food and drinks in a family atmosphere, plus outdoor deck, full bar and 12 TVs, including a Big

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Das Steinhaus

(906) 273-1531

102 W Washington St. Suite 115

Marquette, MI 49855

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Das Steinhaus (literally translated as “The Stone House”) is Marquette’s newest fine dining experience. Our menu is produced entirely in house. From pretzels, to pickles, to mustard; if we

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Casa Calabria

(906) 228-5012

1106 North Third St

Marquette, MI 49855

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Pasta, pizza, steaks and more! Great dining experience in a festive Italian atmosphere. Speedy takeout available on all menu items.

Buffalo Wild Wings

(906) 226-0699

2500 US Highway 41 West

Marquette, MI 49855

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Award winning wings – 14 signature sauces – Over 20 beers on tap – Wall to Wall TV’s – Free NTN Trivia. Open M-Th 11am – 1am; F-Sat. 11am –

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Baby Cakes Muffin Company

(906) 226-7744

223 West Washington St

Marquette, MI 49855

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A charming bakery/cafe serving decadent scratch-made breakfast items, nourishing lunch fare (including vegan and gluten-free selections), and scrumptious desserts. Full espresso bar with organic fair-trade coffees and teas. Open Mon.-Fri., 6am-6pm,

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Jasper Ridge Brewery & Restaurant

Country Village Resort

1075 Country Lane

Ishpeming, MI 49849

(906) 485-6017

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Established in 1996, the Jasper Ridge Brewery produces beer made from all natural ingredients such as malts, hops, yeast, and water to create beer that is bursting with individual flavor,

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Thunder Bay Inn

(906) 345-9220

400 Bensinger

Big Bay, MI 49808

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Enjoy casual dining in our restaurant/pub which, built onto the historic Ford Hotel to film seven-time Academy Award Nominee “Anatomy of a Murder.” We are known for our homemade chili, pizzas, whitefish,

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Brownstone Inn

(906) 892-8332

M-28, 24 miles east of U.S. 41

Autrain, MI 49806

Exceptional food and drink on Lake Superior. Open daily Memorial Day through Labor Day, Tuesday through Sunday rest of year. Trail #417 groomed to the door. Call for hours and reservations.

Ore Dock Brewing Company

114 W. Spring St

Marquette, MI 49855

(906) 228-8888

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Sunday–Thursday: 12 p.m. to 11 p.m. Friday–Saturday: 12 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Specializing in Belgian and American style ales. Ore Dock Brewing Company offers tours, a tasting room, and community space where outside

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Blackrocks Brewery

424 N 3rd St

Marquette, MI 49855

(906) 273-1333

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Marquette’s first nano brewery offers a variety of brews in their cozy tap room, located on 3rd Street. Located in a small house which is now their brewery and tasting room,

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Antiques of Republic

PO Box 44

Republic, MI 49879

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We offer antiques, oddities, collectibles, books, vinyl, furniture and some originals. Winter Hours Wednesday from 11am to 1pm. Open Wednesday to Friday 11am to 4pm, June to Mid-October.

Tickled Pink

320 Iron St.

Negaunee, MI 49866

(906) 475-3087

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Tickled Pink is an antique store featuring old, new and collectible merchandise. You’ll find lots of current style trends from cottage to shabby chic.

Old Bank Building Antiques

331 Iron St.

Negaunee, MI 49866

(906) 475-4777

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Located in the Old Bank Building, several dealers that offer antiques and pretty things for your home and garden. One of the UP’s largest shops. Buy, sell Art Deco, Retro and Modern.

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Lowenstein’s Antique Marketplace

334 Iron St.

Negaunee, MI 49866

(906) 475-4567

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Huge antique mall in the historic downtown district of Negaunee in Marquette County, MI. Multiple antique vendors. Antique furniture, housewares, antique toys, clothing and vintage items. Located in a 1916 department store

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Kate’s Collectibles

28 US 41 East

Negaunee, MI 49866

(906) 475-4443

We offer a wide variety of antique items and vintage items. Open Monday to Saturday June to Mid October.

Main Street Antique Mall

121 S. Main Street

Ishpeming, MI. 49849

(906) 486-8680

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More than 40 dealers & consignors on 3 floors with over 8000 sq. ft., set in the historic Gately’s Department Store building. Unique themed areas including camp/cottage, retro/midcentury, ladies

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Birdcage Antiques

1313 S Front St

Marquette, MI 49855

(906) 273-2888

Past and present decor and consignments.

Zero Degrees Artist Gallery

525 N. Third St

Marquette, MI 49855

(906) 228-3058

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Zero Degrees Artist Gallery presents works by established and emerging local artists. Located in Marquette, MI and formed in 2010, the gallery aims to create a dynamic and diverse community of

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The Studio Gallery

2905 Lakeshore Blvd.

Marquette, MI 49855

(906) 228-2466

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Original Paintings, sculptures, jewelry and contemporary wall pieces.

Yooper Shirts

308 Cleveland Ave, Suite 104

Ishpeming, MI 49849

(906) 204-2255

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Yooper Shirts, LLC is a U.P. clothing brand specializing in Graphic Design, Embroidery & Screen Printing services located in Downtown Ishpeming.

K.I. Sawyer Heritage Air Museum, Inc

402 3rd Street

K.I. Sawyer, MI 49841

(906) 362-3531

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The K.I. Sawyer Heritage Air Museum was founded by members of local Air Force Association (AFA) Lake Superior Chapter 238 in 1993. The museum board was reorganized and a home for

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Michigamme Historical Museum

P.O. Box 220

Main Street

Michigamme, MI 49861

(906) 323-6608

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Found just off U.S. Highway 41 resting on the hills overlooking Lake Michigamme, the museum marks over 125 years of local history through artifacts, memorabilia and antiques. Open daily May through

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Ishpeming Area Historical Society Museum

501 Euclid St

Ishpeming, MI 49849

(906) 486-8680

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The Ishpeming Area Historical Society Museum showcases the early life and times of Ishpeming’s citizens. Clubs, businesses, past times, and celebrations are represented. Each year there is a focus display, with the letters

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Negaunee Historical Museum

303 East Main St

Negaunee, MI 49866

(906) 475-4614

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Negaunee’s rich history is preserved in a four-story museum located near the heart of the business district. Come experience the place where early iron ore miners descended into the underground mines,

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Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center

Northern Michigan University

105 Cohodas Hall

Marquette, MI 49855

(906) 227-1219

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The Upper Peninsula Collection consists of material culture artifacts relating to the ethnic, religious and social diversity of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. These include a wide array of artifacts

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DeVos Art Museum

Northern Michigan University

1401 Presque Isle Ave.

Marquette, MI 49855

(906) 227-1481

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The DeVos Art Museum grew directly out of Lee Hall Gallery, which was established in 1975. The Museum hosts and curates exhibitions from nationally and internationally recognized artists.

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“Anatomy of a Murder”

Self-Guided Tours

Marquette Country Convention & Visitors Bureau

117 West Washington St

Marquette, MI 49855

Toll Free: (800) 544-4321

(906) 228-7749

Tour the sites associated with the filming of the 1959 Movie “Anatomy of a Murder” with a self-guided brochure available at the Marquette Country Convention

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