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Escanaba, Michigan: Walk of the Planets

Get some exercise by walking down the main street of Escanaba past a scale model of the solar system. It's 1.3 miles from the Sun (outside a library) to Pluto (outside a funeral home).

422 Ludington St., Escanaba, MI
The Walk starts with the Sun, which is on the north side of Ludington St. just west of its intersection with 4th St. N.
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Walk of the Planets - Pluto marker.

Walk of the Planets

The walk starts at the library and is scaled 1 foot to 865,000 miles, the diameter of the sun. It spans 1.3 miles, ends at the elementary school, and has signs for each of the planets and the asteroid belt. It predates Pluto's reclassification as a dwarf planet.

[Sara Giles, 09/19/2023]

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