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Fort Mackinac Then and Now

July 28 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT

Mackinac State Historic Parks is fortunate to have an ever-expanding collection of original objects related to the sites we preserve and interpret. These objects help us share the many stories of Mackinac with our visitors. One of the more unique pieces in the collection is an original photo album and scrapbook assembled by Edward Pratt, a U.S. Army officer who served at Fort Mackinac and several other stations around the world at the end of the 19th century. Using these photos, Mackinac State Historic Parks’ Chief Curator and Historian Craig Wilson will compare and contrast these photos with the actual locations, providing a deeper look into the iconic fort’s history. Admission is by donation. #thisismackinac

The images from Pratt’s album have been compiled into a book, also by Wilson. More information can be found here: https://www.mackinacparks.com/books-publications/through-an-officers-eyes-the-photo-album-of-edward-b-pratt-u-s-army-1873-1902/

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Date:
July 28
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
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Fort Mackinac
Mackinac Island, MI
Phone:
9068473328
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Mackinac State Historic Parks
Phone:
906-847-3328
Email:
mackinacparks@michigan.gov
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By Donation
MACKINAC STATE HISTORIC PARKS ALERTS: M-185
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