The Civil War and the role Michigan's iron resources played in preserving the Union come to life. The Civil War artillery encampment features military and civilian camp life, cannon demonstrations and cooking demonstrations. The event also includes live period music, guest speakers, dramatic performances and children's games and activities.
Admission is free of charge; donations are appreciated.
The Michigan Iron Industry Museum—part of the Michigan History Museum System—is located eight miles west of Marquette. Read more Michigan Iron Industry Museum visitor information.
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