Press Releases

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

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