Econo Lodge Lakeside
2050 S US 41
Marquette, MI 49855
Phone: (906) 225-1305
Fax: (906) 228-7342
The Marquette County Courthouse dates back to the early 20th Century. Built in 1904, its architecture is a blend of Beaux-Arts and Neoclassical styles. The building is replete with stained glass windows, Mosaic tiles, and marble and mahogany furnishings. It was the backdrop of the Hollywood motion picture Anatomy of a Murder.
St. Peter Cathedral of Marquette is historic church in Marquette, Michigan. This magnificent and grand looking Roman Catholic cathedral was first built in 1890. However, the ill fated building caught fire twice, reducing it to rubble both times. The restored church was completed in 1938, displaying Romanesque architecture elements and works of Italian American sculptor Corrado Parducci. This is the current cathedral that was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2012.
Lakenenland takes you through a fantasy land of artist Tom Lakenen dream and creations. This outdoor sculpture park has a fire-pit and outdoor kitchen for hikers and ponds for children to enjoy fishing. Spread across 37 acres (14.97 hectares) it features 80 carved images such as aliens, fantasy creatures and political art.There is also an outhouse and a bandshell. Lakenenland is a great destination while on a road trip to this side of the country. Don't miss it if you are on one.
Standing proud for more than a hundred years, the Old Ish statue, as locals call it, has been a landmark in Downtown Ishpeming since its installation in 1884. Built by a mining company from nearby areas, the original arrangement included separate drinking water fountains for humans and animals. The statue depicts a confident looking Ojibwe Native American in full traditional gear at the center of what is called the Old Ish Park. Stretching to an approximate 14 feet (4.26 meters) in height, the Old Ish makes for a great roadside attraction.