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Meme: Wordless Wednesday — #History Mackinac Bridge

The Mackinac Bridge is only a couple years older than this jester, built in 1957. Here are some of the ferrys that got people from Mackinaw City to St. Ignace before the bridge.


Line 5 and the Great Lakes

Mackinaw City and Mackinac Bridge, photo by Sandy Hansen Photography 

“There is a pipeline that‘s sitting at the bottom of the Straits of Mackinac. It was designed for a 50 year life and it’s been down there for 63 years. 226 more words


Island Time: Mackinac Island Arrival

There are soo many islands in the North Channel that I fear they were getting a bit desperate to find names for them.

There are Islands named after trees: Cedar, Fir, Pine and Birch. 706 more words

25 Michigan Communities, Four Tribes Pass a Resolution to Stop the Oil Flowing through Enbridge’s Line 5 Pipelines in the Mackinac Straits


Charlevoix Township, Mich. – On Monday night, Charlevoix Township became the 25th community in Michigan to pass a resolution calling on Governor Rick Snyder and Attorney General Bill Schuette to stop the oil flowing through Enbridge’s 63-year-old Line 5 pipelines in the Straits of Mackinac. 502 more words

Blue Ice at Mackinac

Michigan Winter, photo by Jeff Caverly

I featured this photo yesterday in Five Things you need to know about Michigan on Absolute Michigan. Check the link out for more interesting things including some new revelations about when Gov. 206 more words


A Day in Mackinaw

Mackinaw City sits at the tip of Michigan and at the base of the state’s most famous trademark: the bridge. The city is actually one of Michigan’s biggest tourist centers with classic shops and boardwalks, but it also holds the greatest little adventures for a day trip. 423 more words