About SaginawWhen the Saginaw Valley was shorn of its pine forests, the once busy lumber center of Saginaw turned to the processing and shipping of shorter crops such as beans and sugar beets. Tourism contributes heavily to the economy.
The city's Celebration Square is home to attractions and parks, including the Lucille E. Andersen Memorial Garden, 120 Ezra Rust Drive, which adorns the top of the city's 20-million-gallon underground reservoir; phone (989) 759-1362.
Visitor Centers Great Lakes Bay Regional Convention and Visitors Bureau—Saginaw 515 N. Washington Ave. 2nd Floor Saginaw, MI 48607. Phone:(989)752-7164 or (800)444-9979
Things to Do Castle Museum of Saginaw County History
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