When folks think of Mackinac Island, the first thing that always comes to mind is fudge. And then, of course, memories of horses, forts and bikes when contemplating this lovely slice of Pure Michigan paradise. But there are many other sites and activities to behold on this island jewel. This week, we put two lovely golf courses in the spotlight, including Wawashkamo Golf Club and the two nines … [Read more...] about Tee Up At Two Of Michigan’s Most Intriguing Golf Courses Located Right Here On Mackinac Island
Out & About On Mackinac Island Tim Hygh, executive director of the Mackinac Island Convention and Visitors Bureau, loves to dance around those big, open grassy spaces on Mackinac Island with his grandkids when they visit our Pure Michigan slice of paradise. It's this effervescent spirit that helps Tim so easily promote Mackinac Island to the world. Tim’s the face of all things … [Read more...] about Mackinac Island Preview: What’s New and Cool For The 2016 Sweet Summer Season!
It was just a few minutes before the bicentennial Reenactment of the Battle of 1814 on Mackinac Island, MI, was to take place and we ran into our own Bobby Benser at the heavily attended event. Bobby, who runs our Original Murdick’s Fudge on the island (and in other locations), is a huge history buff and enjoyed a very brief chat with reenactment participant Evan Chalmers (in full … [Read more...] about Fire! Marching Back In History 200 Years, Reenactors Bring Mackinac Island’s Battle Of 1814 To Life
Check out TV 9&10 Reporter Kalin Franks' interview with Phil Porter, director of the Mackinac State Historic Parks, here. The Mackinac Island battle from the War of 1812 happened on August 4, 1814. On Monday, August 4 at 3 p.m., actors will recreate the battle using authentic weapons, formations, uniforms and positioning on the exact spot the battle happened. Hundreds of reenactors and … [Read more...] about TV 9&10 Previews The War of 1812 History And Battle Reenactment This Weekend On Mackinac Island