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Private Half Day Tour Baptism Site or Bethany From Dead Sea
"Visit the baptism sight located on the east side of the Jordan River recognized by the Vatican during the visit of John Paul II in 2000 to be the official baptism sight of Jesus Christ and a very important pilgrimage area to visit. This tour is just indescribable and related to one’s own faith! Many baptisms and re baptis following Jordan's peace treaty with Israel in 1994 but have already uncovered more than 20 churches caves and baptismal pools dating from the Roman and Byzantine periods. The Baptism Site (In Arabic named: El-Maghtas) on the Jordan side of the Jordan River is one of the most important recent discoveries in biblical archaeology where John the Ba Christian
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"Private Tour: Nazareth
"Private Tour: Nazareth Tiberias and Sea of Galilee Day Trip from Jerusalem""Leave your centrally located Jerusalem hotel or prearranged location in a comfortable private vehicle and drive north to Nazareth Jesus’ childhood home in the Galilean hills. As you travel chat to your guide about tailoring your itinerary to your interests perhaps to spend more time at a particular site than another.Arrive in Nazareth and head to the old quarter as you learn how the town became a bastion of Christianity as the story of Jesus spread
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Private Amman Airport Layover Tour: The Baptism Site and Jordan River
"You will be picked up from Queen Alia International Airport by your driver in a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle. Your driver will transfer you to the Baptism site which is close to the Dead Sea (the lowest point on earth). Al-Maghtas (Arabic) meaning ""baptism"" or ""immersion"" in Arabic is an archaeological World Heritage site in Jordan on the east bank of the Jordan River officially known as Baptism Site ""Bethany Beyond the Jordan"" (Al-Maghtas). It is considered to be the original location of the Baptism of Jesus and the ministry of John the Baptist and has been venerated as such since at least the Byzantine period. Whi baptism ponds and pilgrim and hermit dwellings. The two areas are connected by a stream called Wadi Kharrar. Then visit Jabal Mar-Elias traditionally identified as the site of the ascension of the prophet Elijah to heaven. Also see the Jordan River that is a 251-kilometre (156 mi)-long river in West Asia flowing to the Dead Sea. Israel and the West Bank border the river to the
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More Things to Do in Marquette

Lake Superior Beach Action

I parked the truck overnight at a pull-out (where sign said no overnight parking) a couple miles east of Marquette, where there is a wealth of sandy beaches. Lake Superior is definitely colder than...
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Sep 02, 2013

Northern Michigan State University

This was a teacher's college founded in 1899, on 22 acres and starting with just 32 students, hoping to meet the regional K-12 schooling need. Today, there's a large hospital that has an extensive...
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Sep 02, 2013

Steel Roof Residential Architecture

Marquette, wealthy as it was in iron and snow fall, prompted builders to install some beautiful and durable steel roofs. This is a very unusual roofing material in my survey of American towns. The old...
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Sep 02, 2013

Marquette Residential Walk

The oldest home I could find was a post-Civil War 1870's brick structure about a block north of downtown (see photo). Most other grand residential architecture in Marquette was built from the late...
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Sep 02, 2013

Summer Festivals in Marquette

Down at the waterfront park, there is a large grassy area where food, beer, and music festivals occur regularly. I was walking through when one of these were being set up, but didn't have time to stay...
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Sep 02, 2013

The Boat Docks

The private docks are open for everyone to walk around and admire the fleet, mostly local to Marquette. There's a historic boat docked there too--the Coaster II. This is also a good place to buy fresh...
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Sep 02, 2013
 
 
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Historic Downtown Architecture

Marquette's weath of ore wasn't gold, but it was enough to afford sharp looking commercial buildings downtown during the late 19th century. The walk around downtown can be done in a matter of a few...
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Sep 02, 2013

Iron Ore Loader

The massive concrete and steel structure right in the middle of the harbor once transferred pelletized ore from rail cars to ships, but no longer. The current facility is located around the bend to...
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Aug 30, 2013

Little Presque Isle Beach

One of my favorite beaches in all of Michigan is this rather secluded gem on the Big Bay Road (County Road 550) north of Marquette. In fact, if you aren't from this area, it might be quite difficult...
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Sep 17, 2012

Spend Time in Harbor Park

Mattson Lower Harbor Park covers 22 acres, and has a large grassy open space area, park benches, picnic tables, a children’s playground filled with wooden structures to play on, a concession and...
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Apr 04, 2011

Visit a Historical Lighthouse

The Marquette Maritime Museum has an agreement with the U.S. Coast Guard to offer tours of the Marquette Harbor Lighthouse. As part of the tour agreement, the museum will help to preserve and protect...
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Apr 04, 2011

Presque Isle Park

An (almost) island with biking/hiking trails, a road ot drive through, woodland, cliffs, great views onto the lake, a marina, nature/bog walk, sandy beaches, rocky beaches, and a great view when the...
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Apr 04, 2011

Trails

If you enjoy hiking or biking, the Marquette Region has 25 miles of various loop trails. These range from easy to very difficult, with level to steep and hilly terrain. You will find mostly forested...
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KimberlyAnn
Apr 04, 2011

Additional Activities to Consider

Here are some additional activities you may wish to do if you will be in the area for a number of days. Please note that I have never visited any of these, so this is for your information only, and...
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Jul 17, 2010

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2463 US 41 West, Marquette, Michigan, 49855, United States
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2472 US Highway 41 West, Marquette, Michigan, 49855, United States
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2403 US 41 W, Marquette, Michigan, 49855, United States
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412 West Washington St., Business US 41 and US M 28, Marquette, Michigan, 49855, United States
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