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Tag: Michilimackinac State Park

The Seasons of Mackinac

What’s the best season to visit the Straits of Mackinac? All of them! Learn a little about each season at the Straits:

Marchand De Lignery and the Voyageurs

We’ve long interpreted Michilimackinac in the 1770s, toward the end of the British period of occupation. However, Michilimackinac was occupied by the French for more than 40 years. Here’s a story about its rocky beginning in this area.

A Colonial Christmas

The sun sets on the Straits of Mackinac. Fires crackle in stone hearths. The smell of treats and warm beverages fill the crisp winter air. Laughter, conversation, and more can

A wooden building, glowing green, with a British soldier dressed up as a skeleton.

Fort Fright

Lanterns light your way through an 18th-century fort and fur trading village overrun by werewolves, witches, goblins and ghouls. Storytellers weave spooky folktales near bonfires and treats such as hot

Michilimackinac Fire at Night

This will be one of the coolest things you see all summer. Experience the power of Michilimackinac’s weapons at night. Gates open at 7:30 p.m. Rifle firing will start at