This massive Shrine-Grotto is a composite of all the major Marian shrines of the world. Our Lady of Lourdes, Our Lady of Fatima, Our Lady of LaSalette, Our Lady of Czestochowa are shrines of the Old World; Our Lady of Gaudalupe and the Canadian Shrine are shrines of the New World. In visiting this Shrine-Grotto, one cannot see all the separate shrines in one glance. It is suggested that visitors make individual, private pilgrimages to each shrine separately.
Other History nearby:
(Grayling) Camp Grayling
(Roscommon) Civilian Conservation Corps Museum
(Alpena) Jesse Besser Museum
(Roscomon) Michigan's Fireman's Memorial
(Mio) Our Lady of the Woods Shrine
11/27 Coming to The Mio 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.
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.
National Baby Food Festival Freemont MI July18-21 Show is rain or shine, no lawn chairs, no coolers, no strollers, no smoking or alcohol.
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.
Mackinac Island Festival of the Horse Mackinac Island MI August8-11 Mackinac Island Carriage and Saddle Horse Parade, the Breeds of Mackinac presentation, musical kurs featuring the beautiful Friesians, lectures on the role of the horse in Mackinac's history.