Marquette is in Marquette County, and in the Northern Region. You can find Marquette north of Escanaba between Champion and Munising along US Highway 41 on the banks of the Dead River. Marquette is the county seat, and is situated on the shore of Lake Superior.
This community first known as "Iron Bay," and then "Worcester" was renamed in 1850 to honor Father Jacques Marquette, the famous French Jesuit missionary to this area in the late 1600s. The town was incorporated as a village in 1859 and later as a city in 1871.
Today, Marquette's economic support comes from many diverse sources, such as iron ore mining, metal fabrication, medical and human resource services, education, small business and of course tourism. It is also the home of Northern Michigan University.
Art Town Folk Gallery |
Restaurants, Cafes, Delis, Bakeries Gophers Cafe | Wahlstroms Restaurant | Marquette General Hospital |
Motels, Hotels and Resorts Birchmont Motel |
Residential and Commercial Real Estate Joelle Olsen, Real Estate Agent |
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10/25 Coming to The area
Great Northern Beer Festival Eagle River WI June8 The Great Northern Beer Festival is a great opportunity to try many
different styles of beers from many different breweries.
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.
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.