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“A typical fort but with a great view”
Review of Fort Mackinac

Fort Mackinac
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Owner description: Historical site of the re-enactment of the fort's 1763 Indian capture and massacre.
Reviewed October 15, 2013

We've been to several forts in the past and they are all pretty much the same. However, Ft Mackinac has a stupendous view of the water!
We were given a little history of the fort as well as a cannon and rifle demonstration.

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Reviewed October 14, 2013

We loved our visit to the park. Staff were all helpful and knowledgeable. The fort is well maintained, well marked and sits on a bluff with a beautiful view of the Straits. Kids and adults will enjoy and learn about island history!

Thank Susieforthebecki
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Reviewed October 12, 2013

We bought a Pure Michigan package, and Fort tickets were included. We went for a couple hours on a Thursday afternoon in early October. We wandered through all of the exhibits on our own, so were able to set our own pace. We aren't history buffs, but were still interested to see all of the buildings and read through the history. The grounds are really well cared for, and it's obvious that the place is well taken care of - even in the off season. Well worth a couple hours visit if for no other reason than the views of the island from the Fort are spectacular.

Thank SarahBoehm
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Reviewed October 9, 2013

we enjoy learning about our country's history when we travel and this fort was an excellent example of life at the time.

Thank Sharon M
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Reviewed October 9, 2013

Spent several hours here on a beautiful day. Enjoyed the cannon and rifle demos, and appreciated that the staff were so willing to answer questions and tell us more about the history. Also, we don't have kids, but loved the kids' exhibit!

Thank mels928
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