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An estimated 150 people had a hand in the Northport marina mural. County artist Kat Dakota led the project.
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Great places aren’t preserved without forethought, which was the case in the years-long development of the marina area in Northport.
A major hurdle was passed in 1964 toward turning the marina into the grandiose public place it is today. That was also
when the name “G.M. Dame Memorial Park” emerged. According to an article
published in the Sept. 24, 1964, Leelanau Enterprise, the Northport Village Council took possession that week of the last parcel of bay frontage needed to  nalize the public
area now known as G. Marsten Dame Marina.
“Mr. Dame, who was a descendant of Eusebius Dame, son of the earliest settlers who helped to lay out the village of Northport, had great foresight for the need of public parks
in the area and worked hard
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