July 8, 2017 RSS feed / Columnists

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

Once again, the weather has been very mixed. We’ve had a lot of rain, so everything on Mackinac Island is very green and the gardens are growing. More...

A Look at History

Fort Mackinac’s Soldiers’ Barracks: A Window Into the Past

In the late spring of 1781, Fort Mackinac was under construction in what was then British Canada. As part of his frequent reports to headquarters in Montreal, Patrick Sinclair sent an engineer’s sketch of the partially built fort. More...

Nature Notes

A week or so ago, I received an e-mail from a friend about a beetle that seemed to be killing the red pine, or, as some people call it, Norway pine (Pinus resinosa), on her property. More...

HORSE TALES

The Mackinac Carriage Some Call A Surrey

Taking a horse-drawn carriage ride on Mackinac Island is often a highlight for many of our visitors. More...

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