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Askin’s Men and Women at Michilimackinac, 1778

August 8 @ 9:00 am - 7:00 pm EDT

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One event on August 8, 2021 at 9:00 am

$5 – $12.50

Askin’s Men and Women at Michilimackinac, 1778, will explore the lives of the men and women, both free and enslaved, who worked for the merchant John Askin at Michilimackinac in the 1770s. Join the staff at Michilimackinac as they demonstrate the various work performed by Askin’s employees, who included sailors, bakers, gardeners, cooks, voyageurs, laundresses, and more. Be sure to explore all around the fort and grounds, as informal demonstrations will be taking place throughout the weekend as well! All events will be included with a regular ticket to Colonial Michilimackinac. #thisismackinac

PROGRAM SCHEDULE

10:00 a.m. – Hands on History: Unpack a Trade Bale Activity
11:00 a.m. – Askin’s Employees Program
12:00 p.m. – Michilimackinac’s Enslaved Community Program
2:00 p.m. – Sailors and Voyageurs Boat Demonstration
4:00 p.m. – Askin’s Employees Program
5:00 p.m. – Hands on History: Unpack a Trade Bale Activity
6:00 p.m. – People of the Fur Trade Program

Details

Date:
August 8
Time:
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
EDT
Cost:
$5 – $12.50
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Venue

Colonial Michilimackinac
Mackinaw City,
Phone:
906-847-3328
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Organizer

Mackinac State Historic Parks
Phone:
906-847-3328
Email:
mackinacparks@michigan.gov
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Ticket Description
Included with regular admission
MACKINAC STATE HISTORIC PARKS ALERTS: M-185
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