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This tourist attraction is a little difficult to describe. Let's start with Father Marquette. He grew up in France and became a missionary. Marquette was assigned to the New World, stationed in Quebec starting in the 1660s. French influence extended all the way down to...更多
There's not much to see here-- a relatively simple structure and some text-based exhibits. It's super close to the I-75 approach to the Mackinac Bridge so traffic noise is inescapable. There is a good view of the bridge if you walk in a bit farther,...更多
The walking trails have great educational signage along them perfect for children and adults. The trails also have multiple bridge observation points the park offers ample parking and clean bathrooms.
There isn't a lot to see, but it's worth a stop. You'll find Father Marquette tributes and info in several places in and around Mackinac Island.
We saw the sign for the place while driving around sightseeing and decided to stop. Turned out to be a nice memorial and it has some maps of Father Marquette's travels. You push a button and the sound system plays a recording telling the Father...更多
The memorial is very nice, but the presentations might need a wipe-down or replacement. I like the walk. I thought the presentation did a nice job of explaining who Father Marquette was.
Nice big park and a short hike to the memorial and a bit longer to the overlook. The french priest and explorer is credited with being the earliest explorer in the area. As a missionary he learned the local languages, Apparently there was also a...更多
I have read about Father Marquette a long time ago and had forgotten how important he was to the State of Michigan and particularly the native people of the north. This is a great refresher of a great first time infusion of history.