MENOMINEE COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY
The WEST SHORE FISHING MUSEUM
CLOSED FOR THE SEASON
completed its initial ten-year development period and was officially opened
and dedicated June 17, 2007. They continue to develop the Property
having added a building for a replica
Museum is located on Highway M-35 about fifteen miles north of the
city of Menominee, Michigan.
are welcome to hike through the property and along the
buildings at the Museum have been made ready for public viewing.
2. The former carriage garage has been
restored and contains early commercial fishing exhibits as well as
Native American fishing exhibits.
4. The exterior of the old poultry house has been restored and its interior has been completely reconstructed to become a combined gift shop and meeting room. Antiques donated for sale will be featured items available in the gift shop.
Since 1997, the Bailey Property Preservation Association has been working to develop the West Shore Fishing Museum and will maintain and operate it on behalf of Menominee County which owns the buildings and property. The all-volunteer Association will have workbees every Wednesday throughout the summer to maintain the buildings and gardens as well as develop the boat shelter area which contains five historic fishing boats in various stages of restoration.
Be sure to reserve a weekend afternoon in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan to visit the West Shore Fishing Museum!
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