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Fayette Historic Townsite

. Description:  Former charcoal and pig iron producing town, now a ghost town with self guided tourLocated in Fayette State Park
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How to find: 
Address:
13700 13.25 Lane
Garden, MI 49835

Parent Organization:
Michigan Historical Center
Contacts
Phone 906 644-2603
fax 906 644 2711
NO E-MAIL address
URL
Michigan.gov
http://www.michigan.gov/hal/0,1607,7-160-17447_18595_21098-50957--,00.html
Hours:
Dates 2006 Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
mid-May to mid-June and Labor Day to Oct 15 9-5 9-5 9-5 9-5 9-5 9-5 9-5
 mid-June to Labor Day 9-dusk 9-dusk 9-dusk 9-dusk 9-dusk 9-dusk 9-dusk
Season
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Admission:
Criteria
Child

Student

Adult

Senior

Groups

As of JUL 2007     admission to site is free    
Special Fees:    Motor vehicle permit to enter park:  http://www.michigan.gov/dnr/0,1607,7-153-10365-82938--,00.html
Additional Group Info:
Special Tours & Pricing:
Reservation Contact:
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On Site Features:
What kind of visit you can have: Former company town.  Visitor center, scale model of original town and buildings. Walking tour with maps available
Big Events: Fayette Heritage Day (Aug) Suggested Stay: 3 hours
Period 1867-1891 Type of Site Village
Buildings: hotel, company office, worker homes, furnace complex & kilns, machine shop
Interpreters: Craftspeople:
Special Programs:
Kid Friendly:
On Site Amenities:
Eating Name/Capacity Hours Type of food
Picnic  yes, with shelter
Shopping Shop Merchandise Hours
Name      
Recreation

Description

Availability Contact
Trails/Hiking  5 miles of hiking trails
Cross country
Athletic Facilities  swimming area    
Other  boat launch    
Sleeping Description

Capacity/ Availability

Reservations/ Contact

Camping/RV      
Fayette Historic State Park electricty, vault toilet 61 800 447-2757
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Nearby Attractions:
towns:  25mi  Thompson, Nahma, Ensign, Rapid River, Masonville

Historical

Description

Contact

Address

Delta County Historical Society Museum    Sand Point
Ludington Park
Escanaba MI 49829
Phone 906 786-3428
Sand Point Lighthouse Museum
 
restored to 19th century appearance, including Keeper's cottage   Sand Point, Ludington Park
 
PO Box 484
 
Escanaba  MI  49829    
 
Phone  906 786-3763
 
Web Site  http://www.exploringthenorth.com/sandhills/inn.html
 
E-mail  mailto:frabotta@up.net
 
Alt Web  http://www.geocities.com/Yosemite/4278/sandpoint.html
Cornish Pump Museum home of large pump designed to keep iron mine dry   300 Kent Street
 
Iron Mountain MI  49801    
 
Phone  906 774-1086
 
Alt Phone 203 433-2777
 
Web Site      http://www.fishweb.com/maps/dickinson/ironmountain/cornishpump/

Cultural

 
William Bonifas Fine Arts Center changing exhibits of regional and national collections, pottery workshop   700 First Avenue South
 
Escanaba  MI  49829    
 
Phone  906 786-3833
 
Web Site  http://www.bonifasarts.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:bonifas@bonifasarts.org
Recreational  
    Details are on the way, but in the meantime, you can find addresses, descriptions, URLs and more at our sister site, www.stepintoplaces.com
Amusement  
     
Outdoor Recreation  
Shopping

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Nearby Places to Stay:

Address
Contact
Camping/RV  
Fish Dam Campground Box 24
Cooks MI  49817
906 644-7660

Bed & Breakfast

 
Summer House B&B 6397 State Street
Garden MI 49835
906 644-2457
Buck Lodge 509 Y Road
Rapid River MI 49878
906 446-3360
Froghollow Farm Inn N17W1029 Jackson Harbor Road
Washington Isle WI 54246
920 847-2835
Kipling House B&B 1716 North Lake Shore Drive
Gladstone MI 49837
906 428-1120
Hotel/Motel Click Here For Bookings in Escanaba
Edgewood Motel 12854 US Highway 2
Rapid River MI 49878
906 474-6044
Garden Bay Motel Garden Cors
Cooks MI 49817
906 644-2258
L C's Sunset View Resort County Road 483
Cooks MI 49817
906 644-2488
Nahma Hotel 13747 Main
Nahma MI 49864
906 644-2486
Seagull Inn Motel US Highway 2
Cooks MI 49817
906 644-2893
Tyelene's Motel Gardens Cors
Cooks MI 49817
906 644-7163
House of Ludington 223 Ludington Street
Escanaba MI 49829
906 786-6300
Hill Crest Motel 10154 US Highway 2
Rapid River MI 49878
906 474-6696
Gladstone Motel 101 South 9th Street
Gladstone MI 49837
906 428-1100
Bayshore Resort 1323 North Lake Shore Drive
Gladstone MI 49837
906 428-9687
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Best Local Information:
Name, brief description Address Phone, E-mail, URL
Delta County Visitors Bureau Escanaba, MI 48829 906 786-2186
Schoolcraft County Chamber of Commerce PO Box 72
Manistique, MI 49854
906 341-5010
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Last Update:
01/09/2010

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