Architectural Missionary: D. Fred Charlton in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula
Tuesday, February 14, 12:00 p.m. (Eastern)
with Steve Brisson, Mackinac State Historic Parks
Date: February 14, 2023
Cost: Free for members, $7 for non-membersRegister
The first professional architect to reside permanently in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, D. Fred Charlton used local Lake Superior sandstone to craft the distinctive style found in buildings throughout the region. His Marquette firm was prolific, designing more than 400 structures over nearly 30 years. Explore the modern structures still standing throughout the Upper Peninsula—serving as monuments to Charlton’s skill and adept foresight.