Marquette National Forest
Marquette National Forest was established by the U.S. Forest Service in Chippewa County, Michigan on February 10, 1909 with 30,603 acres (123.8 km2). On July 1, 1915 the entire forest was transferred to Michigan National Forest and the name was discontinued. On February 12, 1931 Marquette was re-established in Chippewa and Mackinac counties with 274,910 acres (1,112.5 km2), changing its name back from Michigan. On February 9, 1962 the entire forest was transferred to Hiawatha National Forest and the name was discontinued. What was Marquette National Forest currently comprises the East Unit of Hiawatha National Forest.
- Forest History Society
- Listing of the National Forests of the United States and Their Dates (from the Forest History Society website) Text from Davis, Richard C., ed. Encyclopedia of American Forest and Conservation History. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company for the Forest History Society, 1983. Vol. II, pp. 743-788.