Once a bustling industrial community which manufactured charcoal pig iron for economical shipping to the Great Lakes steel companies. Now visitors can see 19 structures, public and commercial, houses, and the stabilized ruins of the furnace complex. Attractions include a visitor center, museum exhibits, a walking tour and a scale model of the original townsite. Scheduled tours are offered to visitors from mid-June through Labor Day.
Other History nearby:
(Escanaba) Delta County Historical Museum
(Fayette) Historic FayetteTownsite
10/19 Coming to The Fayette area
MorelFest Boyne City MI May16-19 Each May, Boyne City fills with hundreds of mushroom lovers from around the country who come seeking that elusive delicacy-the marvelous morel.
Finnfest USA Hancock MI June19-23 FinnFest USA is a festival with strong academic, cultural, and commerce components presenting Finnish and Finnish American culture and heritage.
Darboy Chickenfest Darboy WI June21-23 Free entertainment. Chicken dance contests with prizes. Pizza eating contest.
National Cherry Festival Traverse City MI June29-July6 The Grand Traverse region, known for its world-record tart cherry harvest, bursts with visitors eager to savor the flavor of cherries tucked into everything imaginable.
Charlevoix Venetian Festival Charlevoix MI July20-27 What began as a simple candle-lit boat parade has grown into a week-long flurry of color and pageantry that highlights the summer season and attracts tens of thousands of visitors.
Ishpeming's Italian Fest Ishpeming MI July27 Visitors can once again enjoy homemade Italian food cooked by the Valela sisters (Teresa Bertucci, Catherine Carlson, Clara Joseph and Mary Jacobson). In addition, various vendors will be serving cudighis, Italian sandwiches, hot dogs, sno cones, ice cream novelties and much more.