Apply for a marker

  • Purpose, Criteria and Guidelines

    Historical markers inform the public about buildings, structures and sites of interest. Through the Michigan Historical Marker Program, the Michigan History Center seeks to identify and mark sites and subjects having historic significance. 

  • How to Apply

    The Michigan Historical Marker Program relies heavily on the applicants. Applicants must make the case through their application and the documentation they acquire through historical research that the historic resource or topic is worthy of a Michigan Historical Marker. Applicants also raise the ...

  • Michigan Historical Marker Price List PDF iconWhether you want your marker on a single post, double post or wall-mounted, with text on one side or both, you will find its cost here. Prices shown effective October 1, 2012.
  • Caring for a Marker

    Information about cleaning and refinishing Michigan Historical Markers