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Fort Mackinac

7029 Huron Road, Mackinac Island, Michigan 49757 USA

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Opens Sat 9a
  • Independent
  • Pet Friendly
  • Wheelchair
    Accessible
  • Outdoor
    Seating

“relive the past & make a memory”

Michilimackinac, Michigan, on Mackinac Island. The British built the fort during the American Revolutionary War to control the strategic Straits of Mackinac between Lake Michigan and Lake Huron (and by extension the fur tradeon the Great Lakes) and did not relinquish it until fifteen years after American independence. It later became the scene of two strategic battles for control of the Great Lakes during the War of 1812. During most of the 19th century, it served as an outpost of the United States Army. Closed in 1895, the fort is now a museum on the grounds of Mackinac Island State Park.

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Reviewed by
weschultz

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July 07, 2016
Rated 4.0

Loved it! So much to see and admission also includes some of the historic buildings in town. We also took the carriage tour around the island so we got a good bit of history on the fort before we went. Plus they drop you off at the gate so you don't have to walk up the steep hill to get there.

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Fort Mackinac

7029 Huron Road
Mackinac Island, Michigan
49757 USA

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Closed Now
  • Sun - Sat: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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  • Independent
  • Pet Friendly
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Private Parking
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