Help Preserve the Marquette Harbor Lighthouse!
The Marquette Maritime Museum is collecting funds to preserve one of Marquette’s most historic buildings. The Marquette Harbor Lighthouse has guarded out harbor since 1853. It is the most historic building in the city and is in need of critical repairs and restoration.
There are many ways to donate to the to the preservation campaign. All donation sizes are welcome. Below is a list of ways you can help save this historical landmark.
When you donate money to the Campaign, you will receive a lighthouse sticker for your door or window, as well as free entrance to the Museum for two. To donate, click the link below to print out the mail-in form.
Click here to download the sticker form
Lighthouse Brick Pathway
The Lighthouse brick pathway will lead visitors to the base of the lighthouse. The engraved brick pathway will celebrate and honor all contributors. There are two sizes of bricks available. The 4″ X 8″ brick is $50.00 and has an engraving space of 10 spaces across and 3 spaces high. The 12″ X 12″ brick is $100.00 and has an engraving space of ten spaces across and five spaces high. Click the link below to print out the mail-in order form for your brick.
For a donation of $1,000.00, you can have a step in the lighthouse tower which can be used to recognize yourself, a loved one, family or company. There are 44 steps available. Please call the Museum to make those arrangements.
For a donation of $5,000.00, sponsor a room in the lighthouse which can be used to recognize yourself, a loved one, family or company. Five rooms have already been sold and seven rooms are still available. Please call the Maritime Museum to make those arrangements.
For those wishing to make a larger donation, we have a donor packet we can send out to you. Please email or call the Museum to have one sent to you.
If you have any questions about donating, please do not hesitate to give us a call at the Marquette Maritime Museum. We would be happy to talk with you!