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Overlooking Photo of Downtown Mackinac Against Water

People of Mackinac Island: Charles O’Malley, founder of Island House

So many people have contributed to the history and development of Mackinac Island, yet so often the markers above their final resting places offer little more information than their names. For example, among the hundreds of gravesites in St. Ann’s Cemetery is one shared by Charles and Tulley O’Malley. The headstone above where the brothers …

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Ominous View of Fort Holmes in Fog on Mackinac Island

Is Mackinac Island haunted?

They say it was a suicide. That “Harvey” was so distraught over being rejected by a co-ed that he went into the woods and put a bullet in his head. But evidence from the scene suggests there were two gunshots. Might a jealous boyfriend have done the deed to keep “Harvey” away from his girl? …

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