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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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Nice fort,but not as good as San Costobal in San Juan

Very charming a lot of War of 1812 stuff. I think being a Anglophile makes me like this fort. If I went back I would to the tearoom.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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59 reviews 59 reviews
24 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Very charming a lot of War of 1812 stuff. I think being a Anglophile makes me like this fort. If I went back I would to the tearoom.

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South Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

It was a great historic museum on the island. It requires you to walk a lot which was a good work out. We really enjoyed the site

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Chicago, Illinois
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

If you are history lover go for it, if you are nature lover go for it, if you want a perfect view from islands go for it. We loved it even when it was cloudy and rainy.

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Glenwood Springs, Colorado
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65 reviews 65 reviews
18 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

My ten year old is really into civil war and he had a blast! The other kids enjoyed it as well. What a great way to experience history. Not allot of options for food was the only draw back. Plan on spending a few hours so you can really enjoy everything there. We took horse your there and walked back

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Kalamazoo County, Michigan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The history is very interesting and well worth that big hill walk. Check out all the flags that the Girl Scouts raise and lower every day

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

It was well worth the visit and had a great view of the the island. There was a canon demonstration along with a gun salute which scared my 2 1/2 year old son so beware. Take a lunch, great place to take a break from sightseeing although there was drink and I think ice cream for sale in the Fort.

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Grosse Pointe, Michigan
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015 via mobile

What a great place to explore with or without kids. You get a good idea of what it was like living at the fort long ago. The staff was knowledgeable, reenactors were friendly and stayed in character. It was great having the scouts volunteering and the view is unbelievable. There is also a nice place for a liitle lunch that... More 

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Warren, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We loved the fort, the displays, the books in the gift shop are unique and reasonably priced. The grounds are well kept and you feel like you have gone into the past.

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Bloomington, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

This attraction got me really excited! I loved how the soldiers remained true to the period. The fort bathrooms were really interesting but the best part was the fort medical facility! They used holograms to narrate and it was really splendid! Viewing some of the original medical equipment was extremely interesting!

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mackinac island
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11 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015 via mobile

I just love spending time on Mackinac island, especially it's rich history at the Fort Mackinac in the State Park. I especially enjoy my carriage tour & my awesome driver Tom, who was very helpful, supportive & friendly. The Fort walking tour was great fun & educational among with a great lunch. I so enjoyed watching the scouts & the... More 

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