Father Marquette National Memorial
720 Church Street
St. Ignace, MI 49781
+1 906 643 8620
In an attempt to pay homage and tribute to the life and works of the French priest and explorer Jacques Marquette, the Father Marquette National Memorial was established on December 20, 1975. The memorial is located at Strait State Park, in the vicinity of St. Ignace. Although the Marquette Memorial Museum was devastated by a fatal fire in 2000, the current one comprises of several exhibits and a 15-station interpretative track. The memorial can be visited daily from Memorial Day to Labour Day, and the timings are 9:30a to 5:00p.