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ARCHIVED US12/Michigan Avenue - Paul Bunyan Muffler Man - Stagecoach Stop USA - Onsted, MI
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Farkle 7
N 42° 03.558 W 084° 08.052
16T E 737128 N 4660334
Quick Description: Paul Bunyan is a figure in American folklore mythical lumberjack in tall tales, originating with an American newspaperman. The story is most famous in the Northern United States, such as Michigan, Wisconsin, and Minnesota.
Location: Michigan, United States
Date Posted: 5/19/2008 5:13:21 PM
Waymark Code: WM3V6X
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member onfire4jesus
Views: 53

Long Description:
The Paul Bunyan muffler man is in front of the parking lot for the Stagecoach Stop USA, in the heart of the Irish Hills on U.S. 12 in southern Michigan.
As for Stagecoach Stop USA itself, it's a great roadside attraction. Children will enjoy the "train ride" (actually a farm tractor [actually an old traction engine, so really not that much of a stretch] made to look like a train, pulling several open wagons) during which the engineer gets into a mock gunfight with a bandit.
Adults may be more interested in the numerous antiques scattered throughout the various buildings.

The Irish Hills area is absolutely beautifull. Route 12 (the original road to Chicago from Detroit) has a great many roadside attraction to delight the family.

Closed January, February, and March, November, December

Sat & Sun during the month of May; Country Store and Trading Post, Longhorn Saloon and Restaurant, open 12 noon - 5pm. Village Closed

Thurs & Fri during June & August & Tues - Fri during July; Village open, all shops, shows, kiddie rides, entertainment and restaurant- 11am 'til 5:30pm

Sat & Sun June, July & August; Village open, all shops, shows, kiddie rides, entertainment and restaurant- 10:30am 'til 6:00pm

October Weekends; Country Store and Trading Post, Hay Rides, Saloon and Restaurant- 12 noon 'til 5pm
October Evenings; Haunted Hayride, Haunted Drive-Thru and Haunted House- 7:30pm 'til 11:00pm
Program: US State Program

Website: [Web Link]

Official Name: US12/Michigan Avenue

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