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St. Ignace Mission

St. Ignace, Michigan
County of Mackinac.
State and Marquette Streets, Marquette Park
National Register Number: 66000398
Resource type: Site.
The threat level was Satisfactory in
Congressional District: MI-1 Certified Local Government: NO
This NHL offers public access.
Please contact the NHL directly for visitor information.
Current use/information: Marquette Park.
Web Site: www.sos.state.mi.us/history/preserve/phissite/stignace.html.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - October 9, 1960):
Site of a mission established by Pere Jacques Marquette, who was buried here in 1677; now a municipal park. The Second Mission, reestablished in 1837, was moved to the park in 1954.

There is currently no threat to this landmark.

The site is interpreted in a late 19th-century church structure moved from another location. Grounds are well kept, though surounded by tourist-related businesses.

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