diocese of Marquette, Michigan

Comprises the northern peninsula of the State of Michigan. Establised as the Vicariate Apostolic of Upper Michigan on 29 July 1853. Elevated to the Diocese of Sault Sainte Marie on 9 January 1857. Name changed to the Diocese of Sault Sainte Marie-Marquette on 23 October 1865. Name changed to the diocese of Marquette on 3 January 1937. Suffragan of the archdiocese of Detroit. See also:
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