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Address: 8962 South M-37, Baldwin, MI 49304
Phone Number: 231-745-7892
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One does not have to be a woodworker to appreciate the beauty of R.W. Overholzer's work. He saw the beauty and the potential in what many would just walk by. Each piece is unique... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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Northville, Michigan
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Shelby, Michigan, United States
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63 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Not much to do or see. It is all about seeing a big room full (shrine?) of furniture made odd and unique pieces of wood. Interesting pieces... BUT why all the fuss. ADMISSION $4.00 PER PERSON

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Northville, Michigan
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15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

One does not have to be a woodworker to appreciate the beauty of R.W. Overholzer's work. He saw the beauty and the potential in what many would just walk by. Each piece is unique and I would have loved to own many of them. This is not a modern, well lit museum. It is an old cabin in the woods.... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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52 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

A log cabin serves as a museum for furniture & other pieces crafted out of fallen/discarded pine trees. The genius & craftsmanship are worth the trip. This attraction has a "gem" next to it in the AAA Tourbook. A guide tells the stories behind the works of art that are functional beds, tables, chairs, etc.

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New Port Richey
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18 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

I am so glad we put this on our to do list on our trip to Michigan. It is amazing the furniture that R.W. Overholzer built by hand and without using any kind of metal fasteners. This gives a new definition to 'Craftsman'. Admission was very reasonable. This is a must see!

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Michigan
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We live about 45 minutes away from Shrine of the Pines and for over 30 years this has been a destination to take family & friends when they come visit. We even take our friends that live in the area that hadn't been there yet. The guided tour takes less than an hour. The log cabin and furniture made by... More 

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Grand Haven, Michigan, United States
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Definitely stop in and be prepared to be blown away. So beautiful. We had no idea what to expect, but we are so glad we went there!

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Twin Lake, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Very affordable admission prices. Amazing what one man carved by hand. Very interesting and will be enjoyed by the whole family. Take the time to see and enjoy Shrine Of the Pines.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Tour guide was excellent about a very eccentric man who lived off the woods creating most of his furniture from the forest. Beautiful location near the Pere marquette river.

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Newaygo County, Michigan
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

loved it all. venders were great .. Seeing all the bike was awesome Getting our bikes blessed was fun. Night life was fun and Wolf Lake Hotel was the bomb.. You must go ... Have fun..

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Gladwin, Michigan
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78 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

A rainy day in Ludington while on vacation got us searching the web for indoor attractions. Thirty miles east of Ludington and on the south edge of Baldwin is this hidden treasure. Read the web to learn more about this, I will simply state, it is a must see. Not a place for kids but us more mature really were... More 

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