L'Anse, Michigan: Bishop Baraga - Shrine of the Snowshoe Priest

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Bishop Baraga Shrine

17570 US-41, L'Anse, MI
On US Hwy 41 west of town. Look for the "Bishop Baraga Shrine" teepees on the south side of the road, which mark the turnoff. The statue is inland, atop a bluff among the birch trees, looking out over US Hwy 41 to Keweenaw Bay.
Shrine 24/7. Gift Shop Th-M 11-5 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Shrine of the Snowshoe Priest.

Bishop Baraga - Shrine of the Snowshoe Priest
Beloved Bishop Baraga is honored with a 60-foot-tall sculpture in which he floats on a bank of stainless steel clouds, clutching a cross and his faithful snowshoes. Roadsideamerica.com Report...

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Snowshoe Priest Shrine Gift Shop for Sale

Part of the Bishop Baraga Shrine, in the northwest corner of Michigan's upper peninsula, is on the auction block on September 10, 2005. It's not the sculpture of the Snowshoe Priest itself (you can't buy it and move it), but the adjacent Bishop Baraga Shrine Gift and Pastie Shop, along with 14 acres on Red Rock Bluff, overlooking Keweenaw Bay.... [09/05/2005] Complete News Story

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