Mackinac Island

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Mack·i·nac Island

An island of northern Michigan in the Straits of Mackinac, a passage connecting Lakes Huron and Michigan between the Upper and Lower Peninsulas. The island was long the center of an important fur-trading area and is now a resort.
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The circa-1887 Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island, Mich.
The places featured included the Indiana Dunes, Illinois' Starved Rock State Park, and Mackinac Island in Michigan.
When Father Dablon first arrived at the Straits of Mackinac, he wrote a geographical description of Mackinac Island, described the people living in the area, and explained the type offish available there.
Two, Detroit and Michilimackinac on Mackinac Island between Michigan's lower and upper peninsulas, became sites of a flourishing Indian trade in animal furs that stretched deep into the trans-Appalachian west and, eventually, the lands and waters of the Louisiana Purchase.
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"It's wilderness right up to your car." After crossing into the US, we cheated on Superior with a day trip to Lake Huron, stepping back in time on Mackinac Island. During our detour to the famous island, its 19th-century main street lined with fudge shops and horse-drawn wagons, we pedalled the 8 miles around it by bike and learned about British and American soldiers who had lived at the fort.
Gary Baxter earned the role following a vote held at theorganization's annual business Meeting on August 14 at the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island.
Synopsis: Fort Mackinac in the city of Mackinac Island, Michigan, on Mackinac Island, was home to more than 4,500 British and U.S.
Another lilac festival is held on Mackinac Island in Michigan, June 8-17.
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