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Mackinac Bridge Reopens Again After Closing For Falling Ice

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


Michigan: Fort Michilimackinac

Photography by Gary Wonning

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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


Ice locked

Icy Sunset, photo by Chris S

This is the time of year when I should be sharing pics of bold crocuses, baby birds & other springish things. 33 more words


March 3, 1875: Mackinac National Park

The National Parks Traveler has a great article by Bob Janiskee titled
Pruning the Parks: Mackinac National Park (1875-1895)
that says (in part):

Though few people seem to know or care, Michigan’s long-ago abolished Mackinac National Park was America’s second national park.

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Mackinac Island Not Fantasy Island...Celebrities Find Anonymity In Northern Michigan

(Source: www.forbes.com)

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

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Erica's Describes Favorite Places in Michigan

Maps are a useful tool because they depict spatial information, such as where events took place and physical features of land. In this example, I have created a map that shows 5 places in Michigan that have been important to me.