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Mackinac Island By Ms Hen
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Mackinac Island is a place like no other. Travel by ferry boat to a place with no cars, but plenty of history and -- fudge! Learn all about the island surrounded by the sparkling waters of Lake... More > Huron at the tip of Michigan's mitten. This fully illustrated book includes travel tips, a scavenger hunt, and a quiz. Even if you never visit the island, you'll feel like you have traveled back to the 1880s and learn lots of interesting things about life on the island through the years, including battles, a belly-hole, and the role of missionaries in the area.< Less
Max on Mackinac Island By Ian McClain
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Teach your children to tell their story! Let Max lead you and your kids in a series of natural adventures on beautiful, magical Mackinac Island. Suitable for all free spirits! Ages 1-100!
My Summer on Mackinac Island By Kristina Long
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A love story that takes place during a summer of working on Mackinac Island.
Max On Mackinac Island and The Way Back By Ian McClain
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Ahoy! Max is going back, way back across the Straits Of Mackinaw to Mackinaw City and Frankenmuth. Make your Mackinac Island Story complete with this companion adventure! Write your own story, c'mon!
Volume 4549, Mackinac Island Public Schools --- Macroblock By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 4549, Mackinac Island Public Schools---Macroblock Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge and a poetic gesture towards the inhuman... More > scale of big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less
Mackinac; formerly Michilimackinac By John R. Bailey
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An exact reproduction of the autographed copy in the Kladiva Archives. This McMillan Edition was originally released in 1904 and includes a detailed history of the Mackinac Island region.
The Lasley Family of Old Mackinac By Corey Lasley
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The Lasley Family of Old Mackinac covers the generations of Samuel C. Lasley, a post-Revolutionary War American soldier, turned business man, who first arrived on Mackinac Island (Michilimackinac) in... More > 1796 during his military tour, and later took up permanent residence several years prior to the War of 1812. Samuel C. Lasley’s five known sons: Samuel Jr., William, George, John, and James were notable figures of the Mackinac region in both business and politics during the height of the North American Fur Trade, and are the patriarchs of hundreds (and possibly thousands) of people who are alive today. This work was an effort to try to understand just who these men were, as well as to chronicle their descendants into modern times as they could be found.< Less
Volume 4548, Machiste (comics) --- Mackinac Island Public School By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 4548, Machiste (comics)---Mackinac Island Public School Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge and a poetic gesture towards the... More > inhuman scale of big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less
Military Buttons War of 1812 Era - Bois Blanc Island, Straits of Mackinac, Michigan By Michael J. White
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Shown are LARGE images and information on 25 military uniform buttons. These buttons are on display at the Bois Blanc Island Historical Society Museum. One is very rare. Most of Bois Blanc Island... More > once was used as a military reservation for the use of the troops at Fort Mackinac. The soldiers had to row or walk on ice to get back and forth from Bois Blanc Island. The soldiers sent to Bois Blanc toiled to obtain wood for lumber and fuel, Gathered limestone to make quicklime, and boiled sap to make maple sugar. Buttons were lost as they toiled. The 25 buttons shown represent only some of the many styles used around the time of the War of 1812.< Less
Journal of The Honorable George T. Wendell of Mackinac County, Michigan (1850) By Brett Dicken Brown
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This "Journal" was recorded by Mr. Wendell in 1850 and includes a translation of various items from the native tongue to English. The native tongues appear to be all Central Algonquian... More > languages and Mr. Wendell mentions Menominee, Washtenaw, Algonquin and Pottawatomie. There is also a page devoted to a description of the Northern League of Indian Tribes. The topics covered are "Indian" names for: Towns in Canada, New York, Northwest Territory and Pennsylvania; Rivers in Michigan and Wisconsin; Bays in Michigan; Islands in Michigan; Points (Geographic) in Michigan; Lime Island and Indian "Cross' Distance Markers and Stick; Lakes of Michigan; Ottawa & Chippewa Indian Names of Kinds of Woods in Michigan; Grains in Michigan; Months of the Year and other miscellaneous items. Also included is an index of names referred to in the probate papers, many of which were prominent citizens and government officials of the Village of Mackinac during the late 1880's.< Less