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Clare, Michigan: Lighthouse, Highway Workers Memorial

An outdoor array of rusty 2-D highway workers is a memorial to fallen employees, while a landlocked lighthouse celebrates -- Michigan lighthouses. For your highway rest area enjoyment!

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9599 N. Mission Rd, Clare, MI
Just north of Clare, in the median of US-10/127.
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Rest Stop Lighthouse, Highway Workers Memorial

And what to our wondering eyes did appear? The most badass State of Michigan Rest Area! This makes relieving yourself a stylish adventure, basically offering three stops in one. After visiting the porcelain thrones, take a short walk to a lighthouse towering at least 30 feet, reminding Michiganders of the incredible stock of historic lighthouses adorning its shores along the Great Lakes. Finally, an outdoor display of 2-D steel statues serves as a memorial for Michigan highway workers.

[Lindsay Ellis, 02/04/2019]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Pioneer Mother: a Mom-umentPioneer Mother: a Mom-ument, Clare, MI - 2 mi.
Ghost SoldiersGhost Soldiers, Coleman, MI - 12 mi.
Michigan's Smallest Post OfficeMichigan's Smallest Post Office, Elm Hall, MI - 34 mi.
In the region:
Easter Island Head, Omer, MI - 47 mi.

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