Last night I was invited to a private screening of, “Beneath the Surface – the Line 5 Pipeline in the Great Lakes” – the new documentary film by Detroit Public Television. 625 more words
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ST. IGNACE, Mich. (AP) – The Mackinac Bridge connecting Michigan’s Upper and Lower peninsulas has reopened to traffic after closing twice within hours because of falling ice. 86 more words
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Fort Michilimackinac was an 18th-century French, and later British trading post and fort located at the Straits of Mackinac in northern MIchigan. 232 more words
The National Parks Traveler has a great article by Bob Janiskee titled
Pruning the Parks: Mackinac National Park (1875-1895) that says (in part):
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Though few people seem to know or care, Michigan’s long-ago abolished Mackinac National Park was America’s second national park.
Michael Patrick Shiels
No one has “passed through” Mackinac Island, Michigan, since the Native Americans, French fur trappers, and Catholic Jesuits of the 1600’s paddled canoes through the strait between Michigan’s upper and lower peninsulas connecting Lake Huron to Lake Michigan. 884 more words