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Mackinac Island Attractions

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Mackinac State Historic Parks Resources:

Explore at Home

Explore at Home

Take a virtual tour of our historic sites with demonstrations, online galleries, vast educational resources, and more!

Mackinac Art Museum - Artist-in-Residence

Artist-in-Residence Program

The Mackinac State Historic Parks Artist-In-Residence Program is designed to promote and encourage the creation of artistic works inspired by the history, natural wonders, and beauty of Mackinac Island.

Archaeology

Archaeology

Archaeology has been taking place every year within Mackinac State Historic Parks since 1959, and continues today.

Upcoming Events

Twilight Turtle Trek

Mackinac Island State Park Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island Turtle Trek - A lantern-lit ski and snowshoeing trek through some of Mackinac Island's natural winter wonderland. The trail begins at Greany Grove (corner of Arch Rock Road... Read more »

Twilight Turtle Trek

Mackinac Island State Park Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island Turtle Trek - A lantern-lit ski and snowshoeing trek through some of Mackinac Island's natural winter wonderland. The trail begins at Greany Grove (corner of Arch Rock Road... Read more »

Featured Blogs

She Lived Here, Too: Fanny Corbusier

For a brief time, from April of 1882 until September of 1884, Fanny Dunbar Corbusier and her family lived at Fort Mackinac. She and her family thoroughly enjoyed their time on the island, which was already a tourist destination.

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John Askin’s Garden: Onions

John Askin’s journal, as mentioned in a previous post, is full of all sorts of notes about 18th century life at Michilimackinac. The document is especially useful for understanding the ways in which people were gardening. Today, let’s look at another of the vegetables Askin grew in his garden: onions.

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John Askin’s Garden: Potatoes

Although most food was purchased and shipped to Michilimackinac, local gardens provided an important source of fresh produce for the community’s 18th century residents. We …

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