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Mackinac Island Attractions

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Mackinac State Historic Parks Resources:

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Fort2Fort Virtual Five Mile Challenge

Register today for the Fort2Fort Five Mile virtual challenge! We are excited to host this year’s race as a virtual event!

Educational Resources

Education Opportunities

Step back in time and experience history with us! Mackinac State Historic Parks has a variety of programs to help students learn and explore.

Archaeology

Archaeology

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

Upcoming Events

Fort2Fort Virtual Five Mile Challenge

Mackinac Island State Park Mackinac Island

TO REGISTER: runmackinac.com Mackinac State Historic Parks turns 125 this year, and we were excited to host what would have been the 3rd annual Mackinac Island Fort2Fort Five Mile Challenge.... Read more »

Featured Blogs

2020 Archaeology Wrap-Up

The second half of the archaeological field season had similar themes to the first half (see the first half recap here). Again, the most interesting artifact came from the central root cellar.

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Michilimackinac’s Artillery

Over the past few years the staff at Mackinac State Historic Parks has diligently been adding reproductions of Michilimackinac’s artillery throughout the site to provide visitors an accurate representation of what the site looked like in the 1770s.

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Archaeology Update

Halfway through the archaeology season we have found some interesting artifacts, the end of some features, and more questions. The root cellar in the southeast …

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