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by David A. Armour

eBook 100 Years at Mackinac : A Centennial History of the Mackinac Island State Park Commission, 1895-1995 (Michigan) download ISBN: 0911872639
Author: David A. Armour
Publisher: Mackinac State Historic Parks; 1st edition (January 1, 1996)
Language: English
Pages: 120
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Rating: 4.1
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Category: History
Subcategory: Americas

This book was a fun, informative read that revealed so many little secrets about Mackinac Island and the State Park Commission.

This book was a fun, informative read that revealed so many little secrets about Mackinac Island and the State Park Commission. Few visitors probably realize how the commission operates and how it has worked to preserve and develop Mackinac Island and it's history. This book tells the story very well and is supplemented with dozens of photographs, most which I had never seen.

100 Years At Mackinac book. Armour details the Commission's efforts to preserve the cultural heritage and natural resources of the island and simultaneously to make these precious In 1895 the Michigan Legislature created the Mackinac Island State Park Commission to operate Mackinac Island State Park after the federal government had ceded the nation's second national park to the State of Michigan.

Mackinac Island (/ˈmækɪnɔː/ MAK-in-aw) is an island and resort area, covering . 5 square miles (1. km2) in land area, in the . It is located in Lake Huron, at the eastern end of the Straits of Mackinac, between the state's Upper and Lower Peninsulas. The island was long home to an Odawa settlement and previous indigenous cultures before European colonization began in the 17th century. It was a strategic center of the fur trade around the Great Lakes.

The centennial of the Mackinac Island State Park Commission is commemorated in this entertaining and informative history of. .A well written history of Mackinac and the Park. com User, June 2, 2009.

The centennial of the Mackinac Island State Park Commission is commemorated in this entertaining and informative history of the park's first 100 years. This book was a fun, informative read that revealed so many little secrets about Mackinac Island and the State Park Commission.

Bronner's CHRISTmas Wonderland. 295. 13. A Star Line Mackinac Island Ferry headed into the sunset (and on to St. Ignace).

Armour, David A. 100 Years at Mackinac: A Centennial History of the Mackinac Island State Park Commission, 1985-1995. Mackinac, Formerly Michilimackinac. Mackinac, Formerly Michilimackinac; A History and Guidebook. St. Ignace, MI: Kiwanis Club of St. Ignace, 1957

Manuscript on file at the Mackinac Island State Park Commission .

Manuscript on file at the Mackinac Island State Park Commission, Mackinac Island, Michigan. Brown, Margaret K. 1971 Glass from Fort Michilimackinac: A Classification for Eighteenth Century Glass, The Michigan Archaeologist 17 (3–4). Dunnigan, Brian L. 1973 King’s Men at Mackinac: The British Garrisons, 1780–1796. Reports in Mackinac History and Archaeology, No. 3, Mackinac Island State Park Commission, Mackinac Island, Michigan. Eccles, W. J. 1969 The Canadian Frontier 1534–1760. Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, New York.

That year, the state legislature created the Mackinac Island State Park Commission to be stewards of the park and its many historic structures. Due to commission efforts, park land now encompasses 80 percent of Mackinac Island, which includes 1,800 acres (. km2). The commission now also manages parks on the mainland The chairman of the commission is the former Michigan House of Representatives Republican L.

Michigan’s first state park. Mackinac Island State Park was established in 1895. For twenty years before that it had been Mackinac National Park, the United States’ second national park. Today, over eighty percent of Mackinac Island is State Park property, and most of this park land remains in its natural condition to be enjoyed. A great variety of historic and natural resources provides something of interest for every Mackinac Island visitor. Historic landmarks, breathtaking vistas, spectacular rock formations, quiet forests and inspiring nature trails are just minutes away.

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The centennial of the Mackinac Island State Park Commission is commemorated in this entertaining and informative history of the park's first 100 years. Illustrated with historic photos and stunning color images of Mackinac today.
Comments: (2)
Nidora
This book was a fun, informative read that revealed so many little secrets about Mackinac Island and the State Park Commission. Few visitors probably realize how the commission operates and how it has worked to preserve and develop Mackinac Island and it's history. This book tells the story very well and is supplemented with dozens of photographs, most which I had never seen.
If you buy one book this year about the history of Mackinac Island, buy this one.
Arith
This book explains a bit of the history of magic of Mackinac Island. Much of the perspective of the book is from the Parks commission point of view. The history depicted inthe book is very well constructed. I learned much I did not know from this book and recommend it.