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List of Michigan State Historic Sites

Location of Michigan within the United States

The following is a List of Michigan State Historic Sites. The register is maintained by the Michigan State Historic Preservation Office, which was established in the late 1960s after the passage of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966.[1] Sites marked with a dagger (†) are also listed on the National Register of Historic Places in Michigan. Those with a double dagger (‡) are also designated National Historic Landmarks.[2] As of June 2011, there were more than 2,700 total listings distributed through each of Michigan's 83 counties.[3] In addition, several historical markers have been erected outside of Michigan.[4]


Alcona (5) • Alger (19) • Allegan (37) • Alpena (13) • Antrim (10) • Arenac (5) • Baraga (10) • Barry (30) • Bay (34) • Benzie (8) • Berrien (53) • Branch (23) • Calhoun (110) • Cass (23) • Charlevoix (17) • Cheboygan (17) • Chippewa (31) • Clare (8) • Clinton (26) • Crawford (9) • Delta (13) • Dickinson (12) • Eaton (54) • Emmet (26) • Genesee (80) • Gladwin (1) • Gogebic (9) • Grand Traverse (22) • Gratiot (20) • Hillsdale (25) • Houghton (39) • Huron (30) • Ingham (103) • Ionia (36) • Iosco (10) • Iron (14) • Isabella (13) • Jackson (47) • Kalamazoo (62) • Kalkaska (4) • Kent (83) • Keweenaw (15) • Lake (9) • Lapeer (29) • Leelanau (25) • Lenawee (69) • Livingston (31) • Luce (7) • Mackinac (48) • Macomb (62) • Manistee (20) • Marquette (41) • Mason (17) • Mecosta (14) • Menominee (15) • Midland (7) • Missaukee (2) • Monroe (26) • Montcalm (10) • Montmorency (4) • Muskegon (27) • Newaygo (14) • Oakland (198) • Oceana (6) • Ogemaw (4) • Ontonagon (9) • Osceola (6) • Oscoda (1) • Otsego (3) • Ottawa (55) • Presque Isle (13) • Roscommon (4) • Saginaw (44) • St. Clair (45) • St. Joseph (43) • Sanilac (29) • Schoolcraft (5) • Shiawassee (36) • Tuscola (47) • Van Buren (28) • Washtenaw (96) • Wayne (357) • Wexford (14) • Outside Michigan (8)


Numbers in parentheses denote the number of State Historic Sites in that county.[5] Counties in bold link to separate articles.
Counties with their own articles are limited to those that have more than 10 individual sites or markers.

Alcona CountyEdit

Name Image Location City Listing date
Greenbush School NW corner of Campbell and State streets Greenbush August 3, 1979
Addison Silverthorn Jewelry Store 115 Lake Street Harrisville August 29, 1996
Sturgeon Point Light Station   Point Road Harrisville February 18, 1982
Joseph Van Buskirk House 659 US 23 South Harrisville February 11, 1972
West Harrisville Depot 116 Fiske Street Lincoln December 3, 1998

Alger CountyEdit

Allegan CountyEdit

Alpena CountyEdit

Antrim CountyEdit

Name Image Location City Listing date
Antrim County Courthouse   203 East Cayuga Street Bellaire April 5, 1974
Brown's School   4891 M-32 at Marsh Rd. Jordan Township August 3, 1979
Central Lake High School   Southwest Corner of State and Howard streets Central Lake August 12, 1983
Elk Rapids Iron Company Informational Site   Ames Street (in the yard of the Elks Rapids Inn) Elk Rapids February 28, 1969
Elk Rapids Township Hall   401 River Street Elk Rapids November 15, 1973
Essex Town Site Commemorative Designation Southwest corner of South Dennis and Essex Roads Ellsworth September 14, 1995
Hughes House   109 Elm Street Elk Rapids October 21, 1975
Edwin Noble House   Isle of Pines Drive Elk Rapids April 24, 1979
Pere Marquette Railroad Depot (Alden Station)   10669 Coy Street Alden July 23, 1987
Saint John Nepomucene Catholic Church   M-32 and 4973 St. John Road East Jordan November 16, 1994
Village of Wetzell Informational Designation US 131 North Mancelona Township January 19, 1989

Arenac CountyEdit

Name Image Location City Listing date
First Presbyterian Church of Maple Ridge 202 Briggs Road Prescott November 16, 1981
Lalone Site (20ARL) SE, NE 5, 18N 5E Standish September 17, 1974
Michigan Central Railroad Standish Depot   107 North Main Street (North Main St at West Cedar St.) Standish August 27, 1977
Saganing Indian Mission Church White's Beach Road, Saganing Indian Reservation Standish Township November 30, 1983
Second Arenac County Courthouse   Central Avenue (US 23), east of Main Rd Omer March 2, 1976

Baraga CountyEdit

Name Image Location City Listing date
Assinins   US 41 Assinins June 19, 1971
Baraga County Courthouse   16 South Third Street L'Anse May 21, 1985
Hebard-Ford Summer House   Route #1, northeast of L'Anse Pequaming September 10, 1979
Keweenaw Bay Informational Designation Baraga State Park on US 41, between Baraga and L'Anse Baraga Township January 19, 1957
Kewawenon Mission   227 Front Street, between Whirl-I-Gig Road and Peter Marksman Rd, 3.5 miles (5.6 km) northeast of L'Anse, Sec. 19, T51N, R32W Zeba January 29, 1979
L'Anse - Lac Vieux Desert Trail Informational Designation US 41 L'Anse November 15, 1984
Jacob and Anna Leinonen Homestead Murphy Road Covington July 15, 1999
Pelkie School House 227 North Pelkie Road Baraga Township June 10, 1980
Pequaming 8 miles (13 km) north of L' Anse Pequaming April 23, 1971
Skanee School Skanee Road Skanee July 17, 1981

Barry CountyEdit

Bay CountyEdit

Benzie CountyEdit

Name Image Location City Listing date
Benzie County Courthouse   7157 Crystal Avenue Beulah February 16, 1979
Benzonia College Informational Designation River Road, Benzonia Village Park, US-31 Benzonia July 10, 1963
Benzonia Congregational Church   6941 Grand Traverse Avenue, 1 block west of US-31 Benzonia February 23, 1981
Car Ferries on Lake Michigan Informational Designation River Road at Lake Michigan Frankfort January 19, 1957
Bruce Catton Boyhood Home Informational Designation   891 Michigan Avenue Benzonia May 8, 1984
Marquette's Death Informational Designation   Mouth of the Betsie River Frankfort vicinity June 11, 1965
Platte River Hatchery   15200 Honor Highway Beulah February 22, 1974
Watervale   975–1422 Watervale Road Blaine Township December 19, 1991

Berrien CountyEdit

Branch CountyEdit

Calhoun CountyEdit

Cass CountyEdit

Charlevoix CountyEdit

Cheboygan CountyEdit

Chippewa CountyEdit

Clare CountyEdit

Name Image Location City Listing date
Clare Congregational Church   110 Fifth Street Clare March 17, 1994
Harrison, Clare County Seat Informational Designation   Lake Street and Budd Lake Harrison December 21, 1978
George and Martha Hitchcock House   205 East Michigan Street Farwell July 29, 1980
Irish Counties Rest area just north of Clare Clare vicinity July 19, 1962
Ladies' Library Association of Farwell   Southwest corner of Main (US-10) and Hayes Street Farwell August 3, 1979
Lincoln Township Hall   Lake George Avenue at Windover Road Lake George November 7, 1977
Logging Railroads Commemorative Designation Highway Park, old US-27, 7.5 miles N of Clare Hatton Township February 18, 1956
William Henry Wilson House   390 Main Street Harrison April 18, 1983

Clinton CountyEdit

Crawford CountyEdit

Name Image Location City Listing date
32nd Red Arrow Division Informational Designation Camp Grayling, vicinity of stone mess hall Grayling April 15, 1977
Beginning of State Reforestation Informational Site Higgins Lake Nursery, County Road 200, 1/2 mile east of old US-27, 1/4 mile N of Roscommon County line Grayling vicinity February 26, 1957
Camp Grayling Officers Open Mess Building #311, Howe Road Grayling August 24, 1978
Douglas House   6122 County Road 612 Grayling November 18, 2000
Grayling Fish Hatchery   4893 W North Down River Road Grayling February 26, 1957
Hartwick Pines   3896 Hartwick Pines Rd. Grayling Township September 17, 1957
Michigan Central Railroad - Grayling Station   401 Norway Street Grayling August 21, 1986
Pere Cheney Cemetery Five Mile Road Grayling February 18, 1993
Homesite of Chief David Shoppenagon Informational Site Old US-27/I-75 intersection at Au Sable River Grayling December 12, 1979

Delta CountyEdit

Dickinson CountyEdit

Eaton CountyEdit

Emmet CountyEdit

Genesee CountyEdit

Gladwin CountyEdit

Name Image Location City Listing date
Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church   3555 North Oberlin Road Sherman Township November 20, 1987
Zion Evangelical Lutheran School   3557 North Oberlin Road Sherman Township November 20, 1987

Gogebic CountyEdit

Name Image Location City Listing date
Ashland Mine N 1/2 of the NW 1/4, Sec. 27, and the S 1/2 of the SW 1/4, Sec. 22, T47N, R27W Ironwood March 3, 1971
Colby Mine 47 N, 46 W (southwest Bessemer) Bessemer September 25, 1956
Copper Peak   North Black River Valley Parkway, Ottawa National Forest Ironwood vicinity January 22, 1971
Solomon S. Curry House   631 East McLeod Avenue Ironwood November 7, 1977
Gogebic County Courthouse   200 North Moore Street Bessemer December 10, 1971
Gogebic Iron Range Informational Designation Memory Lane Park (roadside park on US-2, 1 mile east of Bessemer) Bessemer vicinity August 23, 1956
Ironwood City Hall   McLeod Avenue and Norfolk Street Ironwood May 14, 1975
Norrie Park Informational Designation Norrie Park Road Ironwood April 13, 1960
Raphael Pumpelly, Site of Discovery of Iron Ore Formation Informational Designation   Across from No. 1 Newport Heights, off of Country Club/Bonnie Road Ironwood August 3, 1979

Grand Traverse CountyEdit

Gratiot CountyEdit

Hillsdale CountyEdit

Houghton CountyEdit

Huron CountyEdit

Ingham CountyEdit

Ionia CountyEdit

Iosco CountyEdit

Name Image Location City Listing date
Alabaster Quarry Informational site US Gypsum Co. Quarry, intersection of Benson and Turtle roads Alabaster August 8, 1963
Alabaster Historic District US Gypsum Co. Alabaster 1977
Edward A. Brackenridge House   218 West Dwight Street Oscoda November 26, 1985
Louis Chevalier Claim Informational Site 295 Harbor Street Au Sable July 29, 1980
Dock Reserve Informational Site   Beach at end of Michigan, River Road, Dwight and Park streets Oscoda July 21, 1988
Grant Township Cemetery Old State Road west of Sand Lake Grant Township June 18, 1963
Green Pack House 5014 N US-23 Oscoda January 27, 1983
Ladies Literary Club Building 316 Newman Street East Tawas April 5, 1974
Lumbering on the Huron Shore Informational Designation Tawas Point State Park East Tawas July 19, 1956
Lumberman's Memorial Monument and River roads Oscoda Township February 19, 1958
Tawas Point Light Station   Tawas Point Road East Tawas vicinity April 23, 1971

Iron CountyEdit

Isabella CountyEdit

Jackson CountyEdit

Kalamazoo CountyEdit

Kalkaska CountyEdit

Name Image Location City Listing date
Excelsior Town Hall   987 Sigma Rd SE Excelsior July 26, 1974
Hotel Sieting   398 South Cedar Street Kalkaska August 23, 1990
Kalkaska Cemetery Chapel   260 West St. Kalkaska June 10, 1980
Rugg Pond Dam   4849 Valley Road Kalkaska vicinity May 8, 1984

Kent CountyEdit

Keweenaw CountyEdit

Lake CountyEdit

Name Image Location City Listing date
Brown Trout Informational Designation   2.5 miles (4.0 km) south of Baldwin on M-37 Baldwin February 15, 1984
Idlewild Informational Designation   US-10 and South Broadway Street Idlewild 2009
Idlewild Lot Owners Association Lake Drive and Glade Avenue Idlewild 2009
The Island / The Flamingo Club 1002 Martin Luther King Avenue Idlewild 2009
Lake County Informational Designation Lake County Courthouse Baldwin February 19, 1958
Marlborough Historic District James Road Marlborough October 1, 1971
Shrine of the Pines M-37, 2 miles (3.2 km) south of Baldwin Baldwin vicinity July 20, 1982
Daniel Hale Williams / Daniel Hale Williams House 15712 Lake Drive Idlewild 2009
Herman & Lela Wilson / Herman & Lela Wilson House 6583 Paradise Path Idlewild 2009

Lapeer CountyEdit

Leelanau CountyEdit

Lenawee CountyEdit

Livingston CountyEdit

Luce CountyEdit

Name Image Location City Listing date
Helmer General Store and Resort   RD #3 - County Road 417, 0.5 miles (0.80 km) south of H-44 Helmer January 13, 1982
Luce County Sheriff's House and Jail   411 West Harrie Street Newberry August 15, 1975
John McGruer House   7964 N. M-123 Newberry June 30, 1988
Newberry Hotel   301 South Newberry Avenue Newberry September 8, 1982
Newberry State Bank Building   318 Newberry Avenue Newberry August 21, 1986
Life Saving Station Informational Site   Mouth of the Two Hearted River, Two Hearted River Forest Campground, east of County Road 423 Newberry vicinity December 12, 1979
Watershed between Lake Superior and Lake Michigan Roadside Park on M-28, west of M-117 Newberry vicinity February 12, 1959

Mackinac CountyEdit

Macomb CountyEdit

Manistee CountyEdit

Marquette CountyEdit

Mason CountyEdit

Mecosta CountyEdit

Menominee CountyEdit

Midland CountyEdit

Name Image Location City Listing date
Bradley House   Corner of Cook Road and Main Street Midland April 23, 1971
Chemical Industry Informational Designation 700 block of West Main Street Midland September 17, 1957
Homer Township Cemetery 1136 East Prairie Road, bounded by Pine River and Prairie roads Midland vicinity September 19, 1991
John and Almira Kelly House 505 Main Street Midland September 24, 1984
Midland County Courthouse   301 West Main Street Midland May 21, 1985
James T. Pardee House 812 West Main Street Midland March 19, 1987
Upper Bridge Currie Parkway over the Tittabawassee River Midland August 18, 1988
Alden Dow House and Studio [6]   315 Post St Midland June 29, 1989

Missaukee CountyEdit

Name Image Location City Listing date
Lake City United Methodist Church Informational Designation   301 East John Street Lake City December 5, 1986
Swedish Lutheran Church North of the intersection of M-55 and M-66 Lake City vicinity September 10, 1979

Monroe CountyEdit

Montcalm CountyEdit

Name Image Location City Listing date
Charles J. Church-Frank S. Gibson House   301 South Barry Greenville May 18, 1989
Clifford Lake Hotel   561 West Clifford Lake Drive Stanton vicinity June 23, 1983
Cowden Lake Church of Christ (Disciples of Christ)   4510 Gravel Ridge Road, NE corner of Coral Road (County Road 530) Coral vicinity January 19, 1989
Ambrose J. Ecker House   615 Lafayette Greenville September 21, 1988
Charles H. Gibson House   311 West Washington Avenue Greenville March 21, 1991
Giles Gilbert House   306 North Camburn Street Stanton May 8, 1984
Greenville Informational Designation   213 North Franklin Street Greenville August 15, 1975
Little Denmark Evangelical Lutheran Church   1031 South Johnson Road (County Road 595) at intersection of Pakes Road Gowen vicinity February 26, 1985
Saint Paul's Episcopal Church   305 South Clay Street, SE corner of Cass Street Greenville January 23, 1992
Winter Inn   100 North Lafayette Street Greenville September 10, 1979

Montmorency CountyEdit

Name Image Location City Listing date
Big Rock Informational Designation M-32 West at Thornton Road Atlanta January 17, 1991
Calvary Episcopal Church 330 North State Street, SE corner of Third Street Hillman May 8, 1984
Camp Lunden County Road 612, 6 miles east of Lewiston Lewiston June 20, 1994
Congregational United Church of Christ Northeast corner of Kneeland and Woodfield Street Lewiston February 25, 1988

Muskegon CountyEdit

Newaygo CountyEdit

Oakland CountyEdit

Oceana CountyEdit

Name Image Location City Listing date
Benona Township Hall   7169 West Baker Road Shelby vicinity July 20, 1989
Jared H. Gay Log House   Route 2, 128th Avenue Crystal Valley May 15, 1987
Hart Historic Industrial District   215 Lincoln Street, 216 Lincoln Street, and 109 Union Street Hart June 21, 1990
Charles Mears Silver Lake Boardinghouse   Southeast corner of Lighthouse and Silver Lake Channel roads Mears vicinity December 5, 1986
Pawabawme Burial Ground (Demolished) Tyler Road at Walkerville Road Hart vicinity March 16, 1981
Petite Pointe Au Sable Lighthouse   North Lighthouse Drive Golden Township 2014
Veterans Day Storm - Graveyard of Ships Informational Designation   421 South Hancock Street Pentwater May 21, 1985

Ogemaw CountyEdit

Name Image Location City Listing date
Cleveland Park Pavilion   M-33, adjacent to Rose City Hall Rose City January 18, 2001
Ogemaw Springs Commemorative Designation Maes Road Ogemaw Township 2012
Rose City Commemorative Designation   South of Page Street and Wilber Street Rose City January 17, 2002
Rose Township Fractional District No. 5 School   3668 Cherry Street Lupton April 20, 1995
Frank Sebastian Smith House   124 East Houghton Avenue West Branch February 16, 1989

Ontonagon CountyEdit

Name Image Location City Listing date
Marsi Homestead South Road, south of Misery Bay Road Bohemia Township September 8, 1982
Methodist Episcopal Church Minnesota Mine Location, south end of Rockland on US-45 Rockland November 16, 1982
Minesota Mine   SE of Rockland, off of US-45 Rockland May 17, 1973
Ontonagon Copper Boulder Informational Site   Victoria Reservoir Rockland February 17, 1965
Ontonagon Lighthouse   Off M-64 at the mouth of the Ontonagon River Ontonagon May 17, 1973
Porcupine Mountains Informational Designation   Porcupine Mountains State Park, M-107, 10 miles west of Silver City Silver City vicinity September 17, 1975
Soo Line Railroad Depot Soo Line Railroad Tracks and Division Street Trout Creek June 15, 1979
Victoria Mining Company Town Intersection of Victoria Dam Road and Victoria Road Rockland vicinity April 23, 1971
Elton B. Walker House 508 Ridge Road, between Greenland and Mass Greenland vicinity April 23, 1985

Osceola CountyEdit

Name Image Location City Listing date
Congregational Church   216 South Main Hersey June 15, 1979
Joseph W. Guyton Informational Designation   308 N. Main St. Evart June 15, 2005
John E. Larson Farm   20432 Mackinaw Trail Tustin June 5, 1997
Marion Mill Pond / Founding of Marion Information Designation   M-66, one block north of Main, adjacent to water and Lake Shore Drive Marion April 15, 1999
North Evart United Methodist Church   8985 90th Avenue Evart vicinity July 20, 1984
Reed City Community Building (Demolished) Slosson Avenue at Chestnut Museum Reed City September 21, 1988
Swedish Evangical Lutheran Church   308 Michigan Avenue Tustin July 15, 2004
Swedish Immigration Informational Designation Old US-131 near Tustin, about 10 miles south of Cadillac Tustin June 15, 1979

Oscoda CountyEdit

Name Image Location City Listing date
Mio Hydroelectric Plant Route No. 1, Pond Drive at the Au Sable River Mio 2005
Oscoda County Courthouse   311 Morenci Avenue Mio August 13, 1971

Otsego CountyEdit

Name Image Location City Listing date
First Congregational Church   218 West Second Street Gaylord March 16, 1989
Frank A. and Rae E. Harris Kramer House   221 Center, SW corner of Shelden Street Gaylord February 18, 1993
Otsego County Informational Designation Otsego County Courthouse, 225 W. Main (M-32) at Otsego Avenue Gaylord February 17, 1960
St. Mary's Catholic Church   147 North Otsego Street Gaylord 2005

Ottawa CountyEdit

Presque Isle CountyEdit

Roscommon CountyEdit

Name Image Location City Listing date
Eggleston School   10539 Nolan Road Nester Township February 29, 1996
Gerrish Township Informational Site 2997 East Higgens Lake Drive Roscommon vicinity December 12, 1979
Pioneer House   900 Lake Street Roscommon January 20, 2000
Roscommon Lumber Company / Prudenville Informational Designation Trestle Park, M-55 at M-18 Prudenville 2014
Terney House 603 Lake Street Roscommon August 24, 1978

Saginaw CountyEdit

St. Clair CountyEdit

St. Joseph CountyEdit

Sanilac CountyEdit

Schoolcraft CountyEdit

Name Image Location City Listing date
Bishop Baraga's First Mission Church Informational Site 2.5 miles (4.0 km) North of Manistique on Leduc Road, less than .25 miles (0.40 km) west of M-94, at Arrowhead Inn Point Manistique vicinity April 2, 1957
Blaney Inn M-77 at County Road Mueller Township July 23, 1987
Manistique Pumping Station   Deer Street (US-2) Manistique March 19, 1980
Seul Choix Pointe Lighthouse   County Road 431 at Seul Choix Pointe Gulliver vicinity August 21, 1987
White Marble Lime Company Kilns Duck Inn Road, N of US-2, 4.5 miles (7.2 km) E of Manistique Manistique vicinity November 13, 1964

Shiawassee CountyEdit

Tuscola CountyEdit

Van Buren CountyEdit

Washtenaw CountyEdit

Wayne CountyEdit

Wexford CountyEdit

Outside MichiganEdit

Name Image Location City Listing date
Battle of Monterey Pass / Michigan Cavalry Brigade Informational Designation 14325 Buchanan Trail East Waynesboro, Pennsylvania vicinity 2012
Birthplace of Kiwanis Informational Designation 3636 Woodview Trace Indianapolis, Indiana 1982
Cadillac Museum (Musée Lamothe-Cadillac)   Lamothe Cadillac Avenue Saint-Nicolas-de-la-Grave, France 1984
Michigan at Perryville Informational Designation Perryville Battlefield State Park, 1825 Battlefield Road Perryville, Kentucky 1983
Michigan at Tebbs Bend Informational Designation   Green River Hill Confederate Cemetery Campbellsville, Kentucky 1988
Michigan Light Artillery Regiment / Batteries F and G Informational Designation Battlefield Memorial Highway/U.S. Route 421 Richmond, Kentucky 2012
Stones River Informational Designation Stones River National Battlefield Murfreesboro, Tennessee 1966
Stonewall Regiment Informational Designation 8629 Reno Monument Road Boonsboro, Maryland vicinity 1984

See alsoEdit

SourcesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Michigan's State Historic Preservation Office. Accessed June 10, 2011.
  2. ^ National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  3. ^ Historic Sites Online – State Register. Accessed June 10, 2011.
  4. ^ "Michigan Historical Markers". The Michigan Historical Marker Web Site. Retrieved December 4, 2015. 
  5. ^ The numbers on this page may differ slightly from those in the database because of the following cases:
  6. ^ "Michigan's State Historic Preservation Office". Michigan's State Historic Preservation Office. Retrieved 23 October 2017.