Fort Mackinac Then and Now

Fort Mackinac Mackinac Island, MI

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,... Read more »


Mackinac Island Shakespeare Festival

Marquette Park

The second annual Mackinac Island Shakespeare Festival will be held in Marquette Park throughout the month of August with performances of Macbeth and A Midsummer Night's Dream. All performances are presented by the Starling Shakespeare Co. and are free. "Join us as we escape into the woods with lovers Hermia, Lysander, Demetrius and Helena, and... Read more »

Artist-in-Residence Workshop with Porcupine Quill Artist Jenna Wood

Station 256 Conference Room Above the MISP Visitor's Center, Mackinac Island

Wood plans to build a 3 - 5 inch quill box that is reflective of the natural landscape and life on the island. During the workshop Wood will show their tools and process, as well as speak about how they have learned to quill, through generational knowledge, and the importance of passing down the art... Read more »