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Fort Mackinac

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Address: Mackinac Island, MI
Phone Number: (906) 847-3328
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Description: Historical site of the re-enactment of the fort's 1763 Indian capture and...
Historical site of the re-enactment of the fort's 1763 Indian capture and massacre.
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History has been always an interest to me. The history at this Fort was very interesting and places like this always make me think how it would of been living in those days when... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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Battle Creek, Michigan
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Battle Creek, Michigan
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

History has been always an interest to me. The history at this Fort was very interesting and places like this always make me think how it would of been living in those days when we were forging the foundation of this country.

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Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

We were surprised by the deep price for such a little fort. Many people we saw walked up to the admissions, saw the price and walked away, including U.S. There are many more things to do on the island that's not that inflated.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

if you don't know much about the history of the island or mackinaw city the fort is a great place to go. The employees are dressed up and even portray characters as if they are still in that time period. It's a cool spot to go at least once.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

This was a very interesting historical site and the rangers running the place were friendly and helpful. Lots of demonstrations of fort life.

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Cape Girardeau
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

It is a good hike up a steep incline to get to the fort, but great views from there and nice time period demonstrations.

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Dayton, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

We love the fort and have been several times. They have a Military Discount for entrance fees so make sure to ask when you are buying tickets. Worth your time to make the hike to the top of the cliffs to visit the fort. The views are incredible. Great for small children as well with the numerous live demos throughout... More 

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Daytona Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Fort Mackinac is the best way to learn and understand the history of the Island. The other attractions included with the $12.00 fee is well worth the money.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

I thought this was well worth the $12 to get in. Much to see and learn about, plus the views from the top are beautiful.

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Olathe, Kansas
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This is an excellent historic fort with many re-enactments throughout the day. You could spend several hours here making your way through all of the well maintained buildings, while witnessing the live demos, or you can pick and choose what interests you. Must be able to do stairs and a lot of walking but the view is breathtaking!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We really loved exploring all of the different buildings in the fort, and there were lots of displays going on, like live cannon or rifle firings. If there was one thing I wished, it was that they were more interactive. Many other forts I've been to let you go through and explore the rooms, or have people in each room... More 

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Address: Mackinac Island, MI
Phone Number: (906) 847-3328
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Upper Peninsula  >  Mackinac County  >  Mackinac Island

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