West Homes Self-Guided Historic Tour

The West Homes self-guided historic tour is part of the Manistee County Historic Tour Series.  This tour will take you to 21 historic homes and 1 optional add-on in Manistee’s west residential district.  The tour will take approximately 2.5-3.5 hours (when walking).

We recommend you begin this self-guided tour at the Manistee County Historical Museum-Water Works Museum on First Street. Here you will begin your trip throughout the west side historic district region of Manistee, Michigan. We recommend beginning and ending at the Water Works Museum, as the experienced staff at the Manistee County Historical Museum located at 425 River Street, can assist you with any questions that you may have about any of the properties you have an interest in after taking the tour.

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Explore by our recommended tour route - or - Explore on your own

Explore with our recommended route map

For the West Homes Tour, we recommend taking the following route, to best maximize your historic experience with these sites in the Manistee Area.


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Explore on your own

View the map and complete list of historic sites in the West Homes District below.  Select a location on the map, or select a site to learn more and access historic content, videos, photos and much more.


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