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Michigan's Petroleum Industry Historical Marker

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Nice little road side park. Well kept by our locals.

I heard about some bad things happening at this park in the past, but drove past it every day to go... read more

Reviewed November 16, 2016
lsines2015
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Clare, Michigan
Cool History Spot!

This place was cool to stop by for a few photos! Love learning about new places I visit on this... read more

Reviewed December 3, 2015
Angelica W
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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13 May 2017
“One of Michigan's nicest rest stops”
16 Nov 2016
“Nice little road side park. Well kept by our locals.”
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US-27 Rest Area North of Clare, Clare, MI
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Reviewed May 13, 2017

Large, clean state run facility with pretty garden and a great information center. Maps and brochures for all of the state's outstanding attractions. A little bit of Michigan History with your much needed "comfort stop."

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Reviewed November 16, 2016

I heard about some bad things happening at this park in the past, but drove past it every day to go to work, I never noticed any illegal activities, now I believe the Cops from Cops and Doughnuts have taken over it's care and have...More

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Reviewed December 3, 2015

This place was cool to stop by for a few photos! Love learning about new places I visit on this journey I call life :)

Thank Angelica W
Reviewed November 4, 2014

Very friendly,awesome to check out the view,beautiful overlooking lake.went with another couple who also enjoyed.

Thank klademancares
Reviewed March 13, 2013

A very interesting historical marker located in a rest area on US-27 north of Clare, MI. The discovery of oil and petroleum under the state of Michigan was report in 1860 by the state geologist. A nice map show where these deposts are located.

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