EMMET COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- Hundreds of people have come out to view an underwater crucifix in Emmet County.
The 11-foot crucifix is made of Italian marble and submerged in Little Traverse Bay.
On Saturday, more than 600 people were estimated to have come view the crucifix by 3 p.m.
Some people came from as far as Texas and Alaska to view the crucifix.
The crucifix is a memorial to divers who lost their lives and it's about 22-feet in the water.
Saturday's viewing is the first viewing of the crucifix in nearly five years.
Some facts about the crucifix include:
The viewing of the crucifix is happening until 6 p.m. Saturday.
Anyone interested in viewing it can enter Little Traverse Bay near the clock tower in Petoskey, just look for the tent out on the ice.
It is estimated that more than a thousand people could come and view the memorial.