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NEW! War of 1812
Story of the Straits and Historic Timeline
Background of the Mackinac Area.
Michilimackinac and the Fur Trade
The Adventures of Jacques and Pierre - a story about voyageurs and their journey to Michilimackinac.
Historic Mill Creek and Water Powered Sawmill
From Muscle to Machine - how a sawmill became Michigan's first industrial complex.
Fort Mackinac and Military Life
A Day with Company K - goes through an ordinary day of a soldier stationed at Fort Mackinac.
Learn about American Indian shelters and communities.
Archaeology's long and rich presence in the Straits of Mackinac region.
18th and 19th Century Games
A series of educational games.
Music at Mackinac
A collection of songs from the Mackinac region.
Rendezvous at Michilimackinac
A play set in Mackinac's early fur trading era.
Tales of Mackinac
A pair of folklore tales from Mackinac.
Travels to Mackinac
A collection of primary sources highlighting the business of Mackinac's fur trade.
What Did They Eat?
An overview of the diets of the American Indians, traders and soldiers of Mackinac.
Answers to all activities above. Updated soon...
A Castle at the Straits - Teacher's Guide
A Castle at the Straits tells the story of the Marshall family that worked and lived at Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse. Update to GLCEs soon!
A Place Called Home - Teacher's Guide
A Place Called Home tells the story of the Campbell family that worked and lived at Mill Creek. Update to GLCEs soon!
Home to Mackinac - Teacher's Guide
Home to Mackinac tells the story of Jack and his journey to Mackinac Island and Fort Mackinac in the 1880s. Update to GLCEs soon!
A list of vocabulary words used in the readings above.