2007-07-07 / Top News

Old-fashioned Fun Highlights Fort Mackinac Independence Day

Dane (left) and Ciaran Alward of Grand Rapids cross their sticks for the 1880s game"graces." Fort Mackinac provides such games for families so they can experience first-hand the fun enjoyed by youngsters more than 100 years ago. The object of this game is to throw and catch the ring with the sticks, and the boys offered each other advice while working out the best strategy. Inside...Independence Day story and photographs, page 12

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