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Special Exhibit: Railroads of Marquette County: Yesterday and Today

Presented by Marquette Regional History Center at Marquette Regional History Center, Marquette MI

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Special Exhibit: Railroads of Marquette County: Yesterday and Today

Image: C Brigman LS&I compliments of the John M. Longyear research Library

Learn where tracks ran, what they carried, and their destinations. Look at how working the railroad has changed over the decades and how it is part of this region today. This exhibit features select hands on elements – maps, artifacts, and photos.

Special Exhibit: Railroads of Marquette County: Yesterday and Today

January 31, 2022 - February 11, 2023

Railroads were a central part of Marquette since its earliest development. Trains were an everyday sight around the city and downtown, crossing Front Street with ore cars, pulling into the depot to pick up and drop off passengers, or hauling logs from Alger County. Many Marquette families relied on the railroads for their livelihoods. Multiple railroads were headquartered in the city of Marquette. As iron mines on the Marquette Range opened in the 1840s, railroads developed to haul the

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ADMISSION INFO

$7.00 adult, $6.00 senior, $3.00 student and $2.00 children 12 and under

Contact: 9062263571

Email: jbays@marquettehistory.org

INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Aug 8, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Mon)
  • Aug 9, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Tue)
  • Aug 10, 2022 at 10:00 am - 08:00 pm (Wed)
  • Aug 11, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Thu)
  • Aug 12, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Fri)
  • Aug 13, 2022 at 10:00 am - 03:00 pm (Sat)
  • Aug 15, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Mon)
  • Aug 16, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Tue)
  • Aug 17, 2022 at 10:00 am - 08:00 pm (Wed)
  • Aug 18, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Thu)
  • Aug 19, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Fri)
  • Aug 20, 2022 at 10:00 am - 03:00 pm (Sat)
  • Aug 22, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Mon)
  • Aug 23, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Tue)
  • Aug 24, 2022 at 10:00 am - 08:00 pm (Wed)
  • Aug 25, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Thu)
  • Aug 26, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Fri)
  • Aug 27, 2022 at 10:00 am - 03:00 pm (Sat)
  • Aug 29, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Mon)
  • Aug 30, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Tue)
  • Aug 31, 2022 at 10:00 am - 08:00 pm (Wed)
  • Sep 1, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Thu)
  • Sep 2, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Fri)
  • Sep 3, 2022 at 10:00 am - 03:00 pm (Sat)
  • Sep 5, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Mon)
  • Sep 6, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Tue)
  • Sep 7, 2022 at 10:00 am - 08:00 pm (Wed)
  • Sep 8, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Thu)
  • Sep 9, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Fri)
  • Sep 10, 2022 at 10:00 am - 03:00 pm (Sat)

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* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Marquette Regional History Center

145 W. Spring St., Marquette, MI 49855

Google Map of 145 W. Spring St., Marquette, MI 49855

PARKING INFO

Ample parking around building and public parking, within walking distance of facility.

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