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Virtual Education Outreach: Historic Mackinac on Tour

Virtual Historic Mackinac On Tour

Target Audience: 3rd Grade


Part of Mackinac State Historic Parks’ educational outreach programs for over 20 years, Historic Mackinac on Tour allows students to explore the complex cultural relationships that powered 18th century Michigan. See how Anishnaabek, French Canadian, and British residents cooperated and compromised with one another as part of the Great Lakes fur trade and participated in a global economic and cultural exchange.

When is this program offered?
This program is available Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from January 9 through April 14 via Zoom.
Mondays: 10:00 a.m.
Wednesdays: 1:00 p.m.
Fridays: 11:00 a.m.

How much is this program? 

How do I book a program?
Click here to book a program. After payment is received, a representative from Mackinac State Historic Parks will reach out to confirm your booking. Programs must be booked at least three business days (Monday-Friday) in advance.

What education standards does this program meet?

This program is aimed at students in third grade.

3 – H3.0.2 Explain how historians use primary and secondary sources to answer questions about the past.
3 – H3.0.3 Describe the causal relationships between three events in Michigan’s past.
3 – H3.0.5 Use informational text and visual data to compare how Indigenous Peoples and non-Indigenous Peoples in the early history of Michigan interacted with, adapted to, used, and/or modified their environments.
3 – H3.0.6 Use a variety of sources to describe interactions that occurred between Indigenous Peoples and the first European explorers and settlers in Michigan.
3 – H3.0.7 Use a variety of primary and secondary sources to construct a historical narrative about daily life in the early settlements of Michigan (pre-statehood).
3 – G1.0.3 Use a world map to describe North America in relation to the equator and other continents and oceans, and Michigan within North America.
3 – G4.0.2 Describe diverse groups that have migrated into a region of Michigan and reasons why they came (push/pull factors).