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On the National Register of Historic Places. "The building, designed by architect David E. Anderson, was constructed in 1931 at the site of the Iron County Fair, which began in 1899. The building has a central, two-story octagonal section with single-story wings radiating outward. The building is perhaps the last of a series of polygonal county fair exhibition buildings built in Michigan, the first being built as early as 1860. The octagonal section of the Iron County Fair Exhibition Hall has a low pitched roof, clerestory windows, and a gable with a porthole window over the round-arched main entrance." It was pretty cool.

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In the Arch and Ridge Streets Historic District, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The summer home of Supreme Court Justice George Shiras, Jr.
It even has its own wikipedia page. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Call_House

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The Harlow Block, 1887. On the National Register of Historic Places. And if you get the impression it's on a steep hill, you'd be correct. I have pretty vivid memories of having to get started from a stop light in a manual shift going up that hill.

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You go down to the end of the Stonington Peninsula for two reason--to climb the lighthouse and to watch the migrating birds and butterflies which congregate there before starting to cross Lake Michigan. Mission accomplished.

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Now the local history museum. On the National Register of Historic Places.

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