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Fayette Historic Townsite

Birdseye view of Fayette Historic Townsite

Fayette Historic Townsite

Viewed from above, several historic buildings sit on a strip of land between two bodies of water.

Once a bustling industrial community that manufactured charcoal pig iron between 1867 and 1891, Fayette offers visitors historic buildings set among the unmatched serenity of a Lake Michigan harbor, white cliffs and verdant forests.

Fayette Historic Townsite
4785 II Road
Garden, MI 49835

Phone: 906-644-2603

Admission is free; however, a Recreation Passport is required for vehicle entry to the grounds.

Open seasonally.

Alert: The furnace complex and its surrounding area will be closed to visitors throughout the 2024 season. It is undergoing structural repairs made possible by funding from the American Rescue Plan Act. The rest of the townsite will be open during regular hours.  
Townsite Visitor Information