Governor’s Summer Residence Tour

Governor's Summer Residence Fort Street, Mackinac Island, MI, United States

Explore the Governor's Summer Residence on Mackinac Island select Wednesdays from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Throughout the tour, which lasts approximately 15 minutes, experienced docents will guide small groups through the first floor of the home. Please arrive early as tours finish promptly at 11:30 am. Built in 1902 as a private summer cottage by Lawrence A. […]

Artist-in-Residence Workshop

Station 256 Conference Room 7200 Lake Shore Drive, Mackinac Island, MI, United States

Join our resident artist for a free workshop. Workshops to be held in the Station 256 Conference room, located above the Mackinac Island State Park Visitor’s Center. This is a free event! June 12 – Rug braiding with multimedia artist Jillian Blackwell June 26 – Island Echoes: Exploring the Sonic Canvasses Inspired by the Art […]

Governor’s Summer Residence Tour

Governor's Summer Residence Fort Street, Mackinac Island, MI, United States

Explore the Governor's Summer Residence on Mackinac Island select Wednesdays from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Throughout the tour, which lasts approximately 15 minutes, experienced docents will guide small groups through the first floor of the home. Please arrive early as tours finish promptly at 11:30 am. Built in 1902 as a private summer cottage by Lawrence A. […]

A Star Spangled Fourth of July

Fort Mackinac 7125 Huron Road, Mackinac Island, MI, United States

The historic island fort is decked out in patriotic finery with banners, flags and bunting. It is an 1880’s Independence Day, with 38-gun salutes honoring the states of the period and children’s games. Guests join the party and participate in games on the fort parade ground. Don’t miss out on this all 1880s Independence Day […]

Governor’s Summer Residence Tour

Governor's Summer Residence Fort Street, Mackinac Island, MI, United States

Explore the Governor's Summer Residence on Mackinac Island select Wednesdays from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Throughout the tour, which lasts approximately 15 minutes, experienced docents will guide small groups through the first floor of the home. Please arrive early as tours finish promptly at 11:30 am. Built in 1902 as a private summer cottage by Lawrence A. […]

Artist-in-Residence Workshop

Station 256 Conference Room 7200 Lake Shore Drive, Mackinac Island, MI, United States

Join our resident artist for a free workshop. Workshops to be held in the Station 256 Conference room, located above the Mackinac Island State Park Visitor’s Center. This is a free event! June 12 – Rug braiding with multimedia artist Jillian Blackwell June 26 – Island Echoes: Exploring the Sonic Canvasses Inspired by the Art […]

Governor’s Summer Residence Tour

Governor's Summer Residence Fort Street, Mackinac Island, MI, United States

Explore the Governor's Summer Residence on Mackinac Island select Wednesdays from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Throughout the tour, which lasts approximately 15 minutes, experienced docents will guide small groups through the first floor of the home. Please arrive early as tours finish promptly at 11:30 am. Built in 1902 as a private summer cottage by Lawrence A. […]

Cemetery Tour with Mackinac State Historic Parks

Fort Mackinac 7125 Huron Road, Mackinac Island, MI, United States

Join us for an evening walk through the island’s cemeteries with Mackinac State Historic Parks’ Interpretation Coordinator, Jack Swartzinski. Jack will guide guests through the Catholic, Protestant, and Military cemeteries, explaining their history and pointing out historic graves in each. The tour will start directly behind Fort Mackinac and then move towards the cemeteries. This […]

War of 1812 Bike Ride

Fort Mackinac 7125 Huron Road, Mackinac Island, MI, United States

Learn more about the War of 1812 and the battle of Mackinac Island on this guided bike ride to the 1814 battlefield on Mackinac Island. Meet at the Avenue of Flags at Fort Mackinac. Participants must provide their own bikes. This event is provided by donation.

Governor’s Summer Residence Tour

Governor's Summer Residence Fort Street, Mackinac Island, MI, United States

Explore the Governor's Summer Residence on Mackinac Island select Wednesdays from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Throughout the tour, which lasts approximately 15 minutes, experienced docents will guide small groups through the first floor of the home. Please arrive early as tours finish promptly at 11:30 am. Built in 1902 as a private summer cottage by Lawrence A. […]

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