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Mackinac State Historic Parks Resources:

Fort Mackinac Then and Now

Fort Mackinac: Then and Now

Using photos from Edward Pratt's album, Chief Curator and Historian Craig Wilson will compare and contrast these photos with the actual locations, providing a deeper look into the iconic fort’s history.

FM - Vintage Base Ball

Vintage Base Ball

It's an old-fashioned rivalry at Michigan's oldest continually used ball field as the Fort Mackinac Never Sweats take on the Rochester Grangers in a match of Vintage Base Ball, July 24!


Guns Across the Straits

What better way to wind down your day in the Straits of Mackinac than by firing off Michilimackinac’s weapons?

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Fort Mackinac Then and Now

Fort Mackinac Mackinac Island

Mackinac State Historic Parks is fortunate to have an ever-expanding collection of original objects related to the sites we preserve and interpret. These objects help us share the many stories... Read more »


Summer Birds of Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island State Park Mackinac Island

The woods and waters of Mackinac Island are home to a broad diversity of bird life. Join park naturalist Kyle Bagnall as we search for the island's feathered residents. Our... Read more »

Featured Blogs

Mackinac Island’s Field of Dreams

“The one constant through all the years…has been baseball. America has rolled by like an army of steamrollers…It reminds us of all that once was good, and that could be again.”

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Michilimackinac Archaeology 2021 Mid-Season Update

It’s hard to believe, but the archaeology field season is at the half-way point. Learn all about how the season has been going here.

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Using Cold Frames at Michilimackinac

Gardeners, especially at the Straits of Mackinac, have always been interested in helping their plants grow despite sometimes problematic environmental conditions.

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