It’s time for another dive into our collections!
With winter settling in on the Straits of Mackinac, you may wonder: what did the historic residents of Michilimackinac do when they got cold?
As Michiganders prepare for Thanksgiving, sooner or later thoughts turn to turkey. Today, after a long and sometimes perilous history, the eastern wild turkey is a familiar site to many Michigan residents.
She lived her, too. Marie Constance Chevalier was one of the few people who made Michilimackinac their permanent home in the early years of Michilimackinac’s history.
On an island known for awe-inspiring natural wonders, Arch Rock is certainly Mackinac’s most iconic.
When you visit Colonial Michilimackinac in 2022, if you look in the right place you’ll see a newly reconstructed building.
October 8, 2021 marks the 150th anniversary of the start of the Great Chicago Fire. What’s the connection to Mackinac? Gurdon Hubbard.
As flowering plants bear fruit in early Autumn, many species of wild berries ripen, each containing seeds to perpetuate a new generation of plants.
One of the main questions visitors have when they visit Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse: what’s in the basement? Find out here.
The 2021 Michilimackinac field season came to a satisfying close in late August. After seven seasons of excavation, we have finally reached the bottom of the southeast root cellar!
It was 110 years ago that the Chief Wawatam was side launched, and it remained active on the Straits of Mackinac until 1984.
A common question we hear at Michilimackinac concerns liquor being dispensed to soldiers.