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Mackinac Treasures

Mackinac Treasures: The Museum Collection of Mackinac State Historic Parks

“Mackinac is a hot bed of treasures. For centuries the area has been a
place to gather for Native Americans, French, British, and Americans. Mackinac State Historic Parks has work tirelessly to rediscover the objects form Mackinac’s past. From an army officer’s swords and medals to rare works of art and household objects these treasures collectively tell a fascinating story.

Now, in Steven Brisson’s Mackinac Treasures: The Museum Collection of Mackinac State Historic Parks, that story is yours to discover. Each item tells a little more about the people who once lived at Mackinac. Gain insight into the lives of Native Americans; Fort Mackinac soldiers, and their families; Mackinac Island summer cottagers and businessmen; and Victorian tourist by examining this fascinating collection of historical objects. From historic maps of the Great Lakes region to Native American objects from the 1854 Treaty of LaPointe to rare Grand Hotel China, these objects illustrate the past through a visual perspective that cold never be conveyed in words alone.

With striking color photographs and descriptive text these treasures of Mackinac are now treasures of – souvenirs – for your curiosity as well.”

Author: Steven C. Brisson
Publisher: Mackinac State Historic Parks
ISBN: 978-0-911872-89-7
Illustrated, 165 pages, 2008.
Price: $19.95