Marquette History Pass

Welcome to the Marquette History Pass, a fascinating journey that takes you through the rich and captivating past of Marquette County, MI. Discover the maritime history of the renowned Marquette Harbor Lighthouse, and delve into the intriguing origins the ore mining trade in Marquette's Iron Range. Visit these and more historical landmarks while reading or listening to the descriptions to learn about each location!

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Know Before You Go: Cultural Awareness

Being prepared to recreate outdoors extends well beyond acquiring the proper gear and navigation tools. It is equally important to be... Read More

Marquette's Rich History: Mining, Timber, and Maritime Trades

RICH IN MINERALS The largest city in Michigan’s densely forested Upper Peninsula, Marquette’s history is tied to what lies... Read More

Respect Marquette County

Follow these Leave No Trace principles when visiting to keep our forests, lakes, and natural spaces as special as when you found them.

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Arts & Culture

  Explore Marquette County's vibrant Arts & Culture scene,... Read More


Travel to Marquette County and visit some of the best historical... Read More


Marquette County sits on the south shore of Lake Superior, the largest of... Read More


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