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A walk around downtown Mackinac Island

On Sunday, February 7th, I decided to head out for a walk around downtown, then up Crow's Nest Trail to the East Bluff. In addition to taking pictures and HD video, I carry a Flip video camera that fits in my shirt pocket. This video was shot with the small, handheld camera.

The noise you hear near the docks are the pumps for the bubblers around the pilings that help in keeping ice from forming around them and possibly doing… Continue

Added by Mike Forrester on February 11, 2010 at 8:00am — 2 Comments

Enjoy Mackinac Island this winter

If you've ever wanted to experience Mackinac in the off-season, why not visit this winter? Lodging is available at several locations on the island. This year, The Cottage Inn joins the Pontiac Lodge, the Bogan Lane Inn and… Continue

Added by Mike Forrester on December 16, 2009 at 6:00am — 23 Comments

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Coast Guard on Mackinac Island

Started by Robert Posar. Last reply by Robert Posar Oct 10, 2014. 7 Replies

I was a Coast Guardsman assigned to the Mackinac Island Life Boat Station 1958-1960. The Station is now the Visitors Center. While living on the island for near 2 years, I met many wonderful Islanders, worked for the City, and rode saddle horses for…Continue

Arnold Ferry

Started by Tina Fragale. Last reply by Mike Forrester May 15, 2014. 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, 2014. 0 Replies

This is a webcam that went on line last fall, okay to add?

Grand Hotel entrance fee

Started by Tina Fragale. Last reply by maxine teachout Apr 6, 2014. 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

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