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Island History Series: Mackinac Island’s Influence on the Civil War

August 21, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT

For this entry into our “Island History Series,” Mackinac State Historic Parks Registrar Brian Jaeschke will offer a look at the military post of Fort Mackinac and the officers at the fort prior to the civil war, the event of the fort becoming a prison for three confederate sympathizers, a profile of Sgt. William Marshall, the longest serving officer at Fort Mackinac, the lives of Mackinac Island residents who served in the war, and the post-war army and the Grand Army of the Republic on the island. This is a FREE Mackinac Parks: 125 event, presented by the Mackinac Island Community Foundation!

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Date:
August 21, 2020
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
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Venue

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