CADILLAC SCULPTURES & MONUMENTS SELF-GUIDED TOUR

Since it's days as a lumber town, Cadillac has been rich with history.  Today, you can travel throughout downtown and see what used to be and what still is.  Monuments and sculptures are laces in remembrance of significant figures and times in Cadillac's history as well as current noteworthy happenings and Cadillac's future endeavors.

Enjoy an afternoon out, find the historic sites and take in a Cadillac History Lesson.

 

Cadillac Sculptures and Monuments

by Erica Beham Since it’s days a lumber town, Cadillac has been rich with history. Today, you can travel throughout downtown and see what used to be and what still is. Monuments and sculptures are placed in remembrance of significant figures and times in Cadillac’s...

Touring Old Cadillac

Touring Old CadillacStep back in time and explore the key historic buildings that were built during the thriving lumber era in Cadillac. Many of these buildings still stand proudly today. See the map below that corresponds to the numbered items underneath....

Navigating through History

Are you looking to dive deeper into the history and culture of the Greater Cadillac area? The Wexford County Historical Society (WCHS) Museum is the right place for you. With artifacts, photographs, maps, paintings, documents and exhibits of daily life in...

Greater Cadillac Area ‘Time Traveling Tour’

Are you looking to immerse yourself into the local history and culture? The Greater Cadillac Area has seven museums available to you throughout the summer, all located within 30 minutes of Cadillac. Spend some time traveling to each location and experience...

2 Lakes, A Canal, A Railroad & A Bit of History

2 Lakes, A Canal, A Railroad & A Bit of History When George Mitchell, timber seeker, arrived on the eastern shore of Little Clam Lake (later Lake Cadillac) in 1871, two events that year led him to establish his community quickly at the site. The Great...

The Mystery of the Canal

A WINTER MYSTERY ON THE CANALHave you ever visited the canal connecting Lake Cadillac and Lake Mitchell?  Built as a lifeline during the logging era in the late 1800s, the canal has a mystery that many notice every winter.  The lakes will freeze and the...

Life in Early Marion: Cabin Style

Looking to get your history fix? Take a visit to the Marion Historical Museum located at: 505 S Mill St. Marion, MI 49665. The museum is dedicated to preserving the history and artifacts of Marion, Michigan and the surrounding area, and will be sure to...

Cadillac Stories

Find the latest news and stories about the Cadillac region.  Our team of local writers dig deep into the region's culture and provide our travel community the latest about entertainment, art, culture, trails, seasons and so much more.

We welcome you to explore Cadillac.

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In 1975, KISS took over Cadillac on Homecoming weekend. In 2015 outside the Veterans Memorial Stadium where they had performed 40 years ago, a [...]
Veterans Memorial Stadium, Linden Street, Cadillac, MI, USA, Michigan
The football stadium was built in 1956, and it was considered one of the best stadiums in the country.The stadium was used for the [...]
Veterans Memorial Stadium, Linden Street, Cadillac, MI, USA, Michigan
In 1922, the Marie Therese Cadillac Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution dedicated a monument to the boys of the First World War. [...]
Wexford County Circuit Court House, East Division Street, Cadillac, MI, USA, Michigan
A collaboration of Baker College of Cadillac and PADNOS Scrap Management and Recycling Solutions brought Diversity- a sculpture made completely out of recycled materials [...]
Keith McKellop Walkway, North Lake Street, Cadillac, MI, USA, Michigan
What was once a willow tree is now a chainsaw-carved eagle catching a fish. This work of art was made by Mark Eckles and [...]
Cadillac Lakefront Park, Chestnut Street, Cadillac, MI, USA, Michigan
Standing tall at City Hall, this linear, cord-ten steel and cable sculpture was created by Robert Pipenberg with a $10,000 grant and was erected [...]
Cadillac City Hall, North Lake Street, Cadillac, MI, USA, Michigan
This statue features a young girl sitting atop a stack of books. The six-foot tall structure is made of bronze and is located in [...]
Cadillac Wexford Public Library, South Lake Street, Cadillac, MI, USA, Michigan
The Sound Garden is a beautiful and welcoming park for people of all ages. For years the Cadillac Garden Club and City of Cadillac [...]
Cadillac Sound Garden, Chestnut Street, Cadillac, MI, USA, Michigan


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