Michigan's National Historic Landmarks
- Alden B. Dow Home & Studio
The home and studio of Michigan's architect laureate and renowned modernist architect, Alden B. Dow.
- Bay View Association
Bay View is a major monument of American religious, cultural, social and educational ideals embodied in an artistically shaped community.
- Calumet Historic District
Largely-preserved late 19th Century copper country boomtown, driven by the success of the Calumet and Hecla Mining Company.
- Columbia (Steamer)
Columbia is the oldest passenger excursion steamer in the United States, and was designed by noted naval architect Frank Kirby.
- Cranbrook (Cranbrook Educational Community)
A unique masterpiece in the history of American architecture.
- Durant-Dort Carriage Company Office
The birthplace (1908) of General Motors and the last physical link to Durant's pioneer efforts in the carriage and early auto business.
- Ernest Hemingway Cottage ("Windemere")
Hemingway family cottage on Walloon Lake where Ernest first developed his interest in hunting and fishing, which later inspired his writing.
- Fair Lane (Henry and Clara Bryant Ford Estate)
Henry and Clara Ford's estate, with noteable landscape work designed by Jens Jensen.
- Fisher and New Center Buildings
Architecturally significant complex exemplifying some of the finest Art Deco styling in the United States at the height of the 1920s.
- Ford Piquette Avenue Plant
Site of the first manufacture of the Ford Model T and location where the moving assembly line was first conceived.
- Ford River Rouge Complex
Henry Ford's masterpiece of complete vertical integration with significant manufacturing structures designed by Albert Kahn.
- Fort Michilimackinac
Reconstructed French fort dating from the 1700s open to the public, based on significant archaeological findings.
- Fox Theatre Building
The Fox Theatre epitomizes the opulence and grandeur of the golden age of the movie palace.
- General Motors Building (Cadillac Place)
Cadillac Place examplifies the rapid rise of fame and fortune of Detroit's booming auto industry in the 1920s as the former headquarters of General Motors.
- General Motors Technical Center
Acclaimed research and development complex designed by Eero Saarinen at the height of the Modern movement.
- Grand Hotel
Home of the longest front porch in the world.
- Guardian Building (Union Trust Building, Union Guardian Building)
Built at the height of the "roaring '20s," the Guardian Building is one of the most exuberant Art Deco skyscrapers built in America.
- Herbert H. Dow House
Home of Herbert H. Dow, chemist and father of the Dow Chemical Company.
- Highland Park Ford Plant
Ford's first large factory was the site of numerous advances in the development of mass-production technology.
- Huron, Lightship No. 103
Huron is the only surviving Great Lakes lightship and sole remaining example of the 96-foot standard class. It is now open as a museum.
- Lafayette Park
One of the best and most successful examples of a residential urban renewal development in the nation.
- Lincoln Motor Company Plant (Demolished 2003)
Site of Lincoln Motor Company plant which produced Liberty airplane engines during WWI and luxary cars until the 1950s.
- Mackinac Island
The historic character of the island today is enriched by the many extant late nineteenth-century resort-era structures, unique natural landforms, and a long-time ban on automobiles.
- Marshall Historic District
The district is a virtual encyclopedia of America's most popular architectural styles during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
- Michigan State Capitol
The Michigan Capitol was the first of three state capitols designed by architect Elijah E. Myers in the 1870s and 1880s.
- North Manitou Island Lifesaving Station
North Manitou Island
An intact collection of structures which were part of the U.S. Lifesaving Service and Coast Guard for nearly 90 years aiding mariners in distress.
- Norton Mound Group
One of the best preserved Hopewellian burial centers in the country and one of the most important archaeological sites in Michigan.
- Parke-Davis Research Laboratory
The first industrial laboratory devoted exclusively to pharmacological research.
- Pewabic Pottery
The studio of Mary Chase Stratton who is recognized for her unique iridescent ceramic glazes.
- Quincy Mining Company Historic District
Surviving collection of structures dating from Michigan's copper mining boom of the late 19th Century.
- S. S. City of Milwaukee (car ferry)
City of Milwaukee is the sole surviving example of a pre-1940, Great Lakes railroad car ferry, which retains significant historical integrity.< ...
- S.S. Milwaukee Clipper
Built in 1904 and heavily rebuilt to modern standards in 1940, the Milwaukee Clipper is the oldest overnight passenger steamer on the Great Lakes.
- Saint Clair River Tunnel (Saint Clair Railroad Tunnel, First International Tunnel, Grand Trunk Tunnel)
The first subaqueous tunnel built in North America (1891), for the Grand Trunk Railroad.
- Saint Ignace Mission (Father Marquette Burial Site, Marquette Mission Park, Museum of Ojibwa Culture)
Location of an important French missionary site dating to the late 17th and early 18th Centuries.
- Saint Marys Falls Ship Canal (Soo Locks Historic District, Soo Canals)
Sault Ste. Marie
The Soo Locks have been a critical component of Upper Great Lakes maritime transportation since the first lock opened in 1855.
- Ste. Claire (steamer)
One of the last two remaining unaltered passenger ships designed by naval architect Frank Kirby, with significant marine propulsion systems.
- The Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village (The Edison Institute)
Nationally-recognized museum and living history village created by Henry Ford celebrating the history of America.
- USS Silversides (SS-236)
Gato Class submarine (SS-236) which played a significant role in the Pacific Theater during World War II.