July 7, 2018 RSS feed / Columnists

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

The weather has been very hot for Mackinac. On Sunday, July 1, a storm rolled by the Island and, afterwards, a double rainbow appeared and was just beautiful over the Straits of Mackinac.  More...

HORSE TALES

Two Tales in Two Cities, Michigan’s Carriage and Wagon Makers

I grew up with a father who appreciated my fascination with horses and the contraptions they pulled. In many ways we had shared similarities. He was nuts about automobiles, all kinds. More...

Nature Notes

Valerian and Golden Lungwort Decorate Mackinac Island Forest

The other day I was riding my horse up the East Bluff and into the cedar woods when I was struck by the presence of two flowers that were blooming in profusion. More...

A Look at History

Death March Marked End of Mackinac Island’s Fur-Trading Era

Death March   More...

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