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Historic White Pine Village

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1687 S. Lakeshore Drive
Ludington, MI 49431
United States
Regions: Northern Michigan
231.843.4808 x103
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Bring your groups to rediscover small-town Michigan life in the late 1800s and beyond. Historic White Pine Village is a fascinating community of 30 historical museums on landscaped grounds.
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Rebecca Berringer
Executive Director
Historic White Pine Village offers a living-history, family-friendly, fun-filled tour of a late 19th – early 20th century pioneer village. The Village boasts 30 historic exhibit buildings, including the original 1849 Mason County Courthouse (on the State Register of Historic Places) and an authentic turn-of-the-century steam locomotive, tender car, and flat car loaded with logs and headed toward the Village’s working sawmill. Visitors come face-to-face with early settlers: first-person interpreters with scripts carefully prepared by staff and historians, they interact and improvise with visitors in the persona of historical characters and recreate actual personages from Mason County. The buildings contain thousands of authentic artifacts and archives depicting the rich lumbering and agricultural history of its area. Thousands of area school children, families, individual visitors, and residents tour the Village annually. Historic White Pine Village is open Tuesday - Saturday from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm from early May through October.