Vintage Base Ball

Fort Mackinac Mackinac Island, MI

A vintage game of “base ball” as it was meant to be played, barehanded and by gentlemen’s rules on the old Fort Mackinac ball field behind Fort Mackinac, the oldest continually used ball field in Michigan! Learn an old-fashioned cheer, watch players fined for smoking cigars on the field, and enjoy a good old-fashioned rivalry! […]

Askin’s Men and Women at Michilimackinac

Colonial Michilimackinac Mackinaw City

Askin’s Men and Women at Michilimackinac 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 […]

Mackinac’s Forgotten Features

Mackinac Island State Park Mackinac Island

On this guided bicycle tour, join Kyle Bagnall, Park Naturalist, as we search for features that are long lost, forgotten, or no longer exist today. Tales of Deer Park, Cowbell Point, the Musical Well, Scott’s Cave, and Fairy Arch are just a few of the special stories you’ll hear. This journey will start behind Fort […]