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Fall at the Windermere

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kristy Aug 10, 2009. 2 Replies

 

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Jun 30, 2012
Pat Steele replied to Barb Nebrig's discussion Guessing the Lilac Bloom Dates for 2012
"We just returned from Mackinac yesterday and the lilacs are almost in full bloom!  This is the earliest I have ever seen it.  Hopes for lilacs for the festival are slim I'm afraid.   Pat Steele"
May 27, 2012
Pat Steele replied to Barb Nebrig's discussion Guessing the Lilac Bloom Dates for 2012
"Hi Lorie, Where do I start?  Since you are going during the Lilac Festival there are many things to see, go to the Chamber of Commerce/Tourist Information booth across from the Arnold Ferry dock (its in between the Murray Hotel and the Carriage…"
May 20, 2012
Pat Steele replied to Dan Peters's discussion Macinac Live Web Cams
"Now the Chippewa still cam is down (no longer listed on the site), the only views of Mackinac are the Chippewa 360 degree cam and Horn's bar.  Not good!   Pat Steele"
May 3, 2012
Pat Steele updated their profile
May 3, 2012
Pat Steele replied to Barb Nebrig's discussion Guessing the Lilac Bloom Dates for 2012
"Oh, yes (now you got me started)!  We first honeymooned there 41 yrs ago, then visited fairly regular.  My daughter served at the Scout Service Camp or Mackinac Island Governor's Honor Guard for 6 summers (for one…"
May 3, 2012
Pat Steele replied to Barb Nebrig's discussion Guessing the Lilac Bloom Dates for 2012
"What a great employer!  What company do you work for?    Pat Steele"
May 2, 2012
Pat Steele replied to Richard and Mary Wakefield's discussion The JL Beanery Coffee House
"Great news to hear the JL will be in good hands (I was getting worried).  The Beanery has been such a neat place to hang out and relax I hate to see it go by the wayside. Hope to visit either in our May trip or June.   Pat Steele"
May 2, 2012
Pat Steele replied to Barb Nebrig's discussion Guessing the Lilac Bloom Dates for 2012
"According to what I have been reading in the Town Crier and blogs, the lilacs are right on time--nothing early.  My lilacs are just starting to open and I live in mid-Michigan and its right on time for us also. The Mackinac Island tourist…"
May 2, 2012
Pat Steele replied to Dan Peters's discussion Macinac Live Web Cams
"The Chippewa Hotel webcam is still running.  Just go to the Chippewa site and you will see the "webcam" heading.  There is a still camera of Main St looking west as well as the 360 degree cam.   Pat Steele"
Apr 29, 2012
Pat Steele commented on Tina Fragale's blog post Mackinaw area
"Hello Tina, I take it you are referring to the hiking trails as far as what not to miss.  Get a trail map which is available at the Chamber of Commerce on Main St. next to the Carriage Tour office and Murray Hotel (if you use the Arnold Ferry…"
Apr 18, 2012
Pat Steele's photo was featured

Cadotte Ave

My daughter and husband heading south on Cadotte Ave.
Dec 18, 2011
Pat Steele posted photos
Oct 30, 2011
Pat Steele posted photos
Oct 30, 2011
Pat Steele replied to Mike Forrester's discussion What do you think about McNally Cottage being demolished?
"Well the deadline is near, Nov. 1st McNally cottage will be a memory.  I find it interesting that Mr. Green's webcam on Main St. has changed position (probably so people cannot view the destruction) so we cannot see anything around…"
Oct 30, 2011
Pat Steele posted a blog post

Where is the Chippewa Webcam?

Hi Mike,I noticed the Chippewa webcam is gone?  What's up? Pat SteeleSee More
Aug 2, 2011

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What makes Mackinac Island special to you?
Honeymooned there and have been visiting for 41 years! Worked 15 summers with the Scout Service Camp - Mackinac Island Governor's Honor Guard Troop #609, it's a restful, peaceful place esp. at night.
What is your favorite island activity?
Hiking through the interior of the island, visiting Fort Mackinac.

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Where is the Chippewa Webcam?

Posted on August 2, 2011 at 5:08pm 1 Comment

Hi Mike,

I noticed the Chippewa webcam is gone?  What's up?

 

Pat Steele

Anyone Know the Date of the 2010 Christmas Bazaar?

Posted on January 10, 2010 at 6:49pm 3 Comments

The title tells it all. I can't find a date anywhere and thinking of going this year. If anyone knows, please post a reply.

Thanks,
Pat Steele

Fall on Mackinac

Posted on October 12, 2009 at 8:05pm 2 Comments

Hi Everyone,



My husband and I just returned from Mackinac this past weekend. I have posted some photos also. It was a cold weekend but it doesn't stop the enchantment of this wonderful place.

The ride back was interesting and for anyone else traveling in the Fall when the weather is unpredictable take the Arnold ferry since it has the largest boat. All passengers had to ride on the lowest level and stay sitting. The captain upon docking at Mackinaw City said there were some 8-10… Continue

Whom God Loves He Gives a Home At Mackinac

Posted on September 21, 2009 at 7:51pm 1 Comment

Greetings,



The above title is an old Native American saying and its on a plaque in the Scout Barracks behind the Fort.



I began my love for Mackinac on our honeymoom 38 years ago. On a whim my husband and I ended up in St. Ignace to find all the hotels were booked but there would be an opening the next day.

We had a room at the Lakeview Hotel. We were asked if we wanted a room with a bathroom or shared, you know the answer to that one. The floors were hardwood with… Continue

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At 6:31pm on June 29, 2009, Mike Forrester said…
Pat, I'd like to learn more about the program and add some of their activities to the list of things to do on the island. I watched the flag raising a couple of weeks ago. Quite a workout for them going up the ramparts!
At 7:13am on June 28, 2009, Mike Forrester said…
Pat, what a great connection you have to the island! Thanks for joining and have a great trip in October. It's one of my favorite times to visit as well. Mike
 
 
 

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Arnold Ferry

Started by Tina Fragale. Last reply by Mike Forrester May 15. 2 Replies

I understand Arnold Ferry may not longer be running. It is our tradition to get to and from the island on Arnold!! Anyone have any info? BRING BACK ARNOLD!!

A view of the bridge

Started by Robert Keck May 4. 0 Replies

This is a webcam that went on line last fall, okay to add?http://www.viewthestates.com/explore/mackinaw-bridgeContinue

Grand Hotel entrance fee

Started by Tina Fragale. Last reply by maxine teachout Apr 6. 2 Replies

I have read in one place only, that if you enter the hotel grounds from West Bluff or by a horse drawn carriage, there is no entrance fee. Can anyone confirm this?Thanks! TinaContinue

Vow Renewal

Started by Carrie Tippy. Last reply by Karen Kuys Mar 9. 1 Reply

My husband and I are going to be visiting St. Ignace next year in May. We are coming up to meet my birth family that I just found. Next year in April will be our 10 year wedding anniversary and we were wanting to do a vow renewal on Mac Island but…Continue

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