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Colonial Michilimackinac

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Address: 102 Straits Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701
Phone Number: 231 436 4100
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Description: The original village of Michilimackinac was constructed by local Indians...
The original village of Michilimackinac was constructed by local Indians, and the French, in 1715.
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Beautiful view, nice to walk around, or to eat in one of the nice restaurants located in walking distance.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
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Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Beautiful view, nice to walk around, or to eat in one of the nice restaurants located in walking distance.

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Midland, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

We have a place nearby and have never gone into the fort, but last week decided to give it a try and glad we did. Price is not too bad and Veterans get a discount so that was helpful. Odd to have seen the bridge from this side, worth that alone, but the fort is very nicely done, and has... More 

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Centennial, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Educational. Historical. Kid and pet friendly. The reenactments/demonstrations were excellent. Lots of room for kids to run around, both at play ground and large grassy areas. We will be returning for our fourth time!

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State Line, Pennsylvania, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Enjoyed learning about the history of this frontier. Dressed in period clothing and the firing of the canyon and muskets added to this tour.

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Essen, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

We were going to this fort on July 4th, which was a Saturday. Several people were demonstrating old technologies used in the fort like a bakery or a black smith. W/o the demonstration the entrance fee might be a bit high, but we had a very interesting 2h journey to the 18th century, so look out for the demonstrations.

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Portage Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

If you like history, especially the colonial period, this is a great place. Does not take much time, but allow time to read the signs and see the videos in the various buildings.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

A great place to visit. Many interesting venues to see. A must if you are going to Mackinaw City. Also military discounts. Always adding things. Our first visit was a couple of years ago.

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Fargo, North Dakota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

This was a very interesting and well done stop on our trip. The characters scattered through out really made it. It would have been a much more boring experience, but they were not only knowledgable but also engaging. The archeological dig and basement rooms were impressive. Lastly the heritage pas is worth it if you visit the lighthouse or fort... More 

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northern michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Fun! People dressed in authentic attire doing day to day activities for that time period - very willing to talk and explain what they were doing. The day we were there girls were picking from the gardens, making rose sachets, making cheesecake, baking bread, etc. Really enjoyed the Fur Trader where we were able to touch all types of furs!... More 

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Kenosha, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

We had a wonderful time! The staff was great, our kids enjoyed it and we all learned more than we thought we would. They had cannon and musket demonstrations and all of the workers were friendly, informational and answered all of our questions. We watched archaeologists work and we learned about their job. Fantastic place to visit!

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Address: 102 Straits Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701
Phone Number: 231 436 4100
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Cheboygan County  >  Mackinaw City

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