Governor Snyder has vetoed a bill that would create an advisory board for a memorial site in the upper peninsula honoring Father Jacques Marquette.
Snyder says he vetoed it because it implies that the state would help pay for a new museum at the 58-acre site in St. Ignace.
He says the project would cost millions of dollars.
The governor says a state board is unnecessary and the work can be done by a community group.
Marquette was a Jesuit missionary and great lakes explorer in the 1600's.
In the Midwest, cities, counties and a Milwaukee university are named for him.
The memorial site in St. Ignace has a trail and picnic areas.
A museum was destroyed by fire in 2000.