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operated by the Gulliver Historical Society in cooperation with the DNR and is open Memorial Day through mid-October from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., seven days a week.
kilns, furnace complex, grain elevator site and homes. The old kiln site is an excellent location for taking photographs, including old-time wedding scenes.
Call (906) 283-3183. (Directions: From the junction of US-2 and County Road 432 in Gulliver, go south on County Road 432 (Point Inland Road) about 4 miles to gravel road/ County Road 431. Turn right (west) onto County Road 431 and go about 4 miles to the lighthouse.)
“It is one of the premier company towns (in the country) we still have left,” said park supervisor Randy Brown. “This is one of the best portrayed of those kind of towns.”
Twenty restored buildings highlight an easy walking tour of this Michigan Historical Museum field site located in a state park, which is 17 miles south on M-183 from Gar- den Corners on US-2.
Fayette, on the Garden Peninsula, is all about history.
Approximately five miles of hiking trails — also available for cross country skiing in the winter — wind throughout the historic site and through a hardwood forest providing fantastic glimpses of adjoining Snail Shell Harbor or Big Bay de Noc.
About 500 people lived in Fayette while smelt- ing iron for the Jackson Iron Company from 1867 to 1891.
Many displays are open and others are con- stantly being updated. One of the displays is a laborer’s cabin, which is the only completely rebuilt structure in the town that features an opera house, hotel, charcoal and lime
Another highlight is hiking atop the Fayette bluff for a scintillating view of the harbor and townsite. The blue water and sky and the white
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  Located on the banks of Lake Michigan, close to Fayette Historic State Park, Kitch-iti-kipi, Shopping, Restaurants, Golf & So Much More!
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Located next door to Big Boy Restaurant
     Stay with us and check out the Historic town of Fayette
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