Michigan Highway 61 is an east-west route, largely rural in nature, in the eastern half of the northern Lower Peninsula. The western end of Michigan Highway 61 merges with the northwesterly-tracking Michigan Highway 115, south of Marion. Michigan Highway 61 passes through Harrison, where it meets US Route 127, and Gladwin, where it meets Michigan Highway 18. The eastern end is in Standish, along Saginaw Bay, at US Route 23.
My photo of Michigan Highway 61 signage comes from Gladwin, where the sign in this photo is posted along the leg of Michigan Highway 18 that extends farther south. This junction marker is for northbound travelers on Michigan Highway 18 approaching Michigan Highway 61. My trip around central and southern Michigan in March 2019 gave me the opportunity to take this photo.