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Biddle House

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carole7544 wrote a review Oct 2019
10 contributions2 helpful votes
It was cool but sunny and there was a lap blanket available. Our driver Rosie was very freindly and very knowledgeable about special places on the island.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Floran B wrote a review Aug 2019
Bartlesville, OK136 contributions32 helpful votes
When you purchase your tickets for Fort Mackinac you also get entry to a few places in town this being one of them. They do have role players inside of the Biddle House to answer questions which was nice. You can also visit the blacksmith shop right out the side door of the Biddle House. We enjoyed talking with the young lady who was learning to be a blacksmith.
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Response from Mackinac State H, Public Relations Manager at Biddle House
Responded Sep 30, 2019
Hello, Thank you for the review! We love having interpreters at Biddle House to help showcase the rich history of Mackinac, and we are excited to debut the brand new Mackinac Island Native American Museum at the Biddle House in 2020. We hope to see you again soon!
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Alain H wrote a review Aug 2019
34 contributions16 helpful votes
This house was one of the very interactive place we visited in this trip. The people playing roles were nice and good. The blacksmith, I could have stay there all day looking at him working. He was great at answering questions, he does nice work. Don't miss it!
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Response from Mackinac State H, Public Relations Manager at Biddle House
Responded Sep 30, 2019
Hi Alain, Thank you for taking the time to review, and we're very glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit to Biddle House and the Benjamin Blacksmith Shop! Monty was a lot of fun in the blacksmith shop this season, and we'll pass your kind words along. We hope to see you again next year!
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ChristineBrown92 wrote a review Jul 2019
Linton, Indiana444 contributions105 helpful votes
When you buy your ticket to the fort, you get to go in these places. Love the history and neat places to see on the island.
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Response from Mackinac State H, Public Relations Manager at Biddle House
Responded Jul 27, 2019
Thank you for taking the time to review, and we're glad you enjoyed your visit! We hope to see you again soon. Thank you!
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Zoe H wrote a review Jul 2019
Twinsburg, Ohio23 contributions10 helpful votes
the women who work there are a wealth of information regarding the history of the house and Biddle family. When we stopped in one woman had just finished making bread in an iron skillet over the fire and churning butter and we got to try some of it. It was very good. There was a yoke with buckets on it that I and my daughter could try out to see how heavy it was. The blacksmith was very interesting as well. We stayed and watched him work and asked him questions for a good 20 minutes. He was keen to answer questions and good with my little daughters - ages 4 and 6.
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Response from Mackinac State H, Public Relations Manager at Biddle House
Responded Jul 27, 2019
Hi Zoe, Thank you for taking the time to review, and we're thrilled to hear you enjoyed your visit to Biddle House and the Benjamin Blacksmith Shop! We have a wonderful group of interpreters down at Biddle House, and Monty does an incredible job down at the blacksmith shop. I'll be sure to pass along your kind words to them as well as to their supervisor. We hope to see you again soon!
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