Traverse City, Michigan: High and Dry 45th Parallel Marker

The Parallel is actually about a mile north, but that's in Grand Traverse Bay and impractical for a sign.
Address:
20999 Center Rd, Traverse City, MI
Directions:
From Traverse City drive north on Hwy 37/Peninsula Drive/Center Rd for 18 miles until it ends. The sign is at the lighthouse at the tip of the Old Mission Peninsula.
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Lombardi Family on the 45th Parallel. 45th Parallel Marker

After a thwarted attempt at finding the big Cherry Pie, the family poses at a sign marking the halfway point between the North Pole and the Equator.

Where else does the sun set at 10:00pm?

[Happy Roadsiders in Upper Michigan, 09/12/2006]

The 45th Parallel is actually about a mile north of here, but that's in Grand Traverse Bay and impractical for a sign.

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