The Fishtown Welcome Center includes historical, current and commercial fishing interpretive exhibits—and a gift shop. All proceeds from the gift shop help preserve Fishtown. Fishtown is maintained and preserved by Fishtown Preservation Society, a not-for-profit organization—dependent on public support to keep Fishtown publicly accessible. 

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Access Fishing History & Culture Research, Gift Shop or Fisheries Items for Purchase, School or Group Tours, View Exhibits

Hours: Open May -October 11 am to 5 pm
201 West River Street
Leland, MI 49654
GPS: 45.02348, -85.76152
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Book documenting the historic fishery of Fishtown in Leland, Mich.
Book, and report on historic structures and site design in the Fishtown cultural landscape (Leland, Mich., Summer 2011)
book and oral history, sharing voices from the Leland Fishery at Fishtown, 1940-2006