Press Releases

Follow the links below for press releases from Mackinac State Historic Parks.

October 6, 2020 – Craig Wilison, Dominick Miller Appointed to New Roles with Mackinac State Historic Parks
September 29, 2020 – Steven C. Brisson Appointed Director of Mackinac State Historic Parks
September 16, 2020 – A Scandalous Weekend on Tap at Colonial Michilimackinac
August 28, 2020 – Todd Callewaert, Natalia Wohletz Elected to Mackinac Associates Board
August 17, 2020 – Two More Free Mackinac Parks: 125 Events This Week
August 12, 2020 – 2020 – Register for the Fort2Fort Virtual Five Mile Challenge
August 11, 2020 – Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park to Close August 22
August 5, 2020 – Official Fudge of the Mackinac Parks: 125 Celebration Now Available
August 3, 2020 – Busy Week of Events Kicks Off Today
July 29, 2020 – Fort Fright Canceled for the 2020 Season
July 27, 2020 – Winners Announced for “A Day in the Park” Art Exhibition at Manoogian Art Museum
July 24, 2020 – Phil Porter to Retire from Mackinac State Historic Parks
July 23, 2020 – Mackinac Island State Park Commission Meeting July 24
July 15, 2020 – It’s the Fort Mackinac Never Sweats vs. the Portland Blue Sox in Vintage Base Ball
July 11, 2020 – ‘Fleur de Mac,’ Official Beer of the Mackinac Parks: 125 Celebration, to be Tapped Today
July 8, 2020 – Through an Officer’s Eyes Latest Book Published by Mackinac State Historic Parks
July 6, 2020 – Colonial Michilimackinac to Host Multiple Mackinac Parks: 125 Events in Coming Days
June 29, 2020 – Mackinac State Historic Parks to Host ‘Movies by the Bridge’ and ‘Movies in the Fort’
June 17, 2020 – Jodie Borowicz Named Chief Financial Officer for Mackinac State Historic Parks
June 3, 2020 – Mackinac State Historic Parks Historic Sites to Begin Opening June 12
May 1, 2020 – Mackinac State Historic Parks Opening Delayed to Mid-June
April 20, 2020 – Mackinac State Historic Parks Debuts ‘Explore at Home’ Online Resources
April 2, 2020 – Mackinac State Historic Parks Opening Delayed
March 3, 2020 – Mackinac Island State Park Commission Meeting March 6
March 2, 2020 – Artist-in-Residence Artists Selected for 2020 Season
February 10, 2020 – Mackinac State Historic Parks Turns 125 in 2020
February 10, 2020 – Straits of Mackinac State Park Summer Job Fair February 22
January 30, 2020 – Arch Rock Visitor’s Center to be Named in Honor of Governor Milliken
January 27, 2020 – “Historic Mackinac on Tour” To Begin Visiting Classrooms
November 5, 2019 – Mackinac State Historic Parks Accepting Applications for Artist-in-Residence Program
October 29, 2019 – Education Outreach Programs to Begin for 2019-2020 Season
October 21, 2019 – LeeAnn Ewer, Cassondra Boothroyd Appointed to New Roles with Mackinac State Historic Parks
September 26, 2019 – Mackinac Island State Park Commission Meeting September 27
September 25, 2019 – Spooky Specters and Lurking Lutins Await at Fort Fright, October 4-5
September 13, 2019 – Steve Murray, Sheldon Smith Added to Mackinac Associates Board
September 8, 2019 – Michilimackinac at Work: Labor and Trades Weekend September 14-15
August 26, 2019 – Colonial Michilimackinac Opening Delayed During Labor Day Bridge Walk
August 21, 2019 – Myron Johnson Appointed Mackinac Island State Park Manager
August 1, 2019 – Gardens and Good Things to Eat at Colonial Michilimackinac, August 10-11
July 19, 2019 – Mackinac Island State Park Commission Meeting July 26
July 15, 2019 – It’s the Fort Mackinac Never Sweats vs. Rochester Grangers in Vintage Base Ball
July 5, 2019 – Garrison Life at Fort Holmes
July 2, 2019 – Pastimes in Times Past: Fun and Games at Colonial Michilimackinac
July 1, 2019 – An American Picnic, presented by Grand Hotel
June 21, 2019 – Rendezvous at the Straits: Voyageur Culture
June 18, 2019 – Discover Fort Mackinac’s Role in the Civil War
June 11, 2019 – Celebrate the Visions of Mackinac at The Richard and Jane Manoogian Mackinac Art Museum
June 6, 2019 – Mackinac State Historic Parks to Celebrate the Lilac Festival with Special Events
June 3, 2019 – Celebrate the King’s Birth-day at Colonial Michilimackinac
June 3, 2019 – Michigan Governor’s Summer Residence Tours to Begin June 3
June 2, 2019 – Celebrate Colonial Michilimackinac with Special Themed Weekends in 2019
May 31, 2019 – Daniel Loepp Named Chairman of the Mackinac Island State Park Commission
May 20, 2019 – Memorial Day Observance to Honor Fallen Fort Mackinac Soldiers at Post Cemetery
May 14, 2019 – Mackinac Island State Park Commission Meeting May 24
May 6, 2019 – Second Annual Fort2Fort Five Mile Challenge to be Run May 11
April 11, 2019 – What’s new at Mackinac State Historic Parks?
March 22, 2019 – Inaugural Artist-in-Residence Artists Selected
March 4, 2019 – David Harkleroad Hired as Interpretation Coordinator
February 26, 2019 – Mackinac Island State Park Commission Meeting March 1
February 7, 2019 – Straits of Mackinac State Park Job Fair February 23
January 15, 2019 – 2019 Education Outreach Session set to Begin
January 2, 2019 – Mackinac State Historic Parks Accepting Applications for Artist-in-Residence Program
October 1, 2018 – Spooky Specters and Lurking Lutins await at Fort Fright, October 5-6
September 25, 2018 – Mackinac Island State Park Commission to hold joint work session and meeting September 28
September 4, 2018 – Michilimackinac at Work: Labors and Trades September 8-9
September 4, 2018 – Michelle Walk hired as Membership and Grants Coordinator
August 30, 2018 – Colonial Michilimackinac closed during 2018 Labor Day Bridge Walk
August 21, 2018 – Spooky Specters and Lurking Lutins await at Fort Fright, October 5-6
August 21, 2018 – Fort Mackinac’s role during the Civil War to be explored August 24-25
August 7, 2018 – Celebrate the gardens of Michilimackinac with a special weekend, August 11-12
August 1, 2018 – The War of 1812 comes to life at Fort Mackinac August 4-5
July 23, 2018 – Mackinac Island State Park Commission meeting to be held July 27
July 22, 2018 – Author Justin Carroll to host book signing, talk at Colonial Michilimackinac
July 8, 2018 – Fort Mackinac turns into Ghastly Mackinac on July 14 and August 1
July 8, 2018 – The Fort Mackinac Never Sweats host the Mackinaw City Boys in Vintage Base Ball on July 21
July 4, 2018 – Minor accident temporarily closes Mackinac Island Airport
June 12, 2018 – “Landscapes of Mackinac” winners to be selected June 20
June 6, 2018 – Historic Downtown Mackinac to open June 9
June 6, 2018 – Soldiers of the King: The British Garrison of Michilimackinac weekend taking place at Colonial Michilimackinac
June 6, 2018 – MSHP Archaeology enters 60th season
May 21, 2018 – Memorial Day Observance at Fort Mackinac Post Cemetery
May 14, 2018 – Mackinac Island State Park Commission meeting to be held May 18
May 9, 2018 – Residents Appreciation Days at MSHP sites
May 8, 2018 – Property in Hubbard’s Annex for sale by Mackinac Island State Park Commission
May 1, 2018 – Soldiers of Fort Mackinac co-published by MSHP, MSU Press
April 27, 2018 – Mackinac Island Mayor Margaret Doud to fire opening cannon at Fort Mackinac
April 26, 2018 – MSHP Opening Days
April 2, 2018 – Inaugural Fort2Fort Five Mile Challenge set for May 12
April 2, 2018 – Essence of Emmet to host MSHP Registrar Brian Jaeschke for talk
March 21, 2018 – Fort Mackinac, Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse receive new logos
March 14, 2018 – Mackinac Island State Park forced to remove iconic elm tree
January 29, 2018 – Education Outreach program celebrates 30th year
January 29, 2018 – Twilight Turtle Trek on Mackinac Island on February 3
December 28, 2017 – Twilight Turtle Trek on Mackinac Island taking place January 6

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