These beautiful gardens are maintained by volunteers. Monetary donations assist with purchase of top soil, woodchips, gardening materials and gardening tools. We appreciate any assistance.

Memorial Sites

Questions

-  Botanical Gardens Lead:  Kris (Wee Wee) Kelley  906-297-5071

-  If you have questions about other parks and recreation activities or how you can help support our programs please call Marilyn McGuire at 906-297-5471 or Susie Baker at  269-501-5160​.

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Botanical Gardens

Botanical Gardens

​LOCATED ON THE EASTERN TIP OF CHIPPEWA COUNTY, IN THE UPPER PENINSULA OF MICHIGAN.

We have begun compiling a list and photos of each unique garden bed and will add this information shortly.

These beautiful gardens are a vision of Doug McCulloch, a life-long resident of DeTour Village. 

He, along with Kris (Wee Wee) Kelly, another life-long resident of DeTour Village, have been instrumental in the design, build and continued development of the peaceful oasis nestled along the western shore of the St. Mary's River in DeTour Village.   In 19xx Botanical Gardens began with ______ being erected.

This initial Botanical Gardens property was given to DeTour Village by _____.  In 19xx _____________ donated the northern most portion of the Gardens where we will add walking trails, place bird houses and add planting to attract and harbor migrating and year round birds.


DeTour Village Botanical Gardens consists of many individual garden beds designed in memory of a loved on by residents of DeTour Village.  Each individual memorial garden is maintained by the family or loved ones. The gardens and walking paths surrounding memorial tributes are maintained by a dedicated group of volunteers led by Kris Kelly and Doug McCulloch. If you are interested in discussing memorial options, or you are interested in volunteering gardening time please reach out to Kris Kelly 906-297-5071 or Susie Baker 269-501-5160


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Village of DeTour  and  DeTour Township

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