Historic White Pine Village offers a living-history, family-friendly, fun-filled tour of a late 19th – early 20th century pioneer village. The Village boasts 30 historic exhibit buildings, including the original 1849 Mason County Courthouse (on the State Register of Historic Places) and an authentic turn-of-the-century steam locomotive, tender car, and flat car loaded with logs and headed toward the Village’s working sawmill. Visitors come face-to-face with early settlers: first-person interpreters with scripts carefully prepared by staff and historians, they interact and improvise with visitors in the persona of historical characters and recreate actual personages from Mason County. The buildings contain thousands of authentic artifacts and archives depicting the rich lumbering and agricultural history of its area. Thousands of area school children, families, individual visitors, and residents tour the Village annually. Historic White Pine Village is open early May through October and takes around 2 hours to tour through.
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Closed for the Season. Will Re-Open on Saturday, May 4, 2019.
Saturday, May 5th – Saturday, October 20th: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Last admission sold at 3:30 pm
Pere Marquette Town Hall serves ice cream 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Memorial Day weekend – Labor Day
General Admission Cost
Child (6-17): $7.00
5 & Under: Free
Child (6-17): $14.50
Under 5: Free
Mason County Historical Society, which operates both Historic White Pine Village and Port of Ludington Maritime Museum, announces the retirement of Executive Director, Dr. Rick Plummer, and the appointment of Rebecca Berringer as Executive Director. “The transition of management will take place effective September 1, 2018”
Discounts: All Aboard
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**multiple discounts do not apply**
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