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Mackinac State Historic Parks

When you step off the dock onto Mackinac Island, you’re setting foot on a land with a long, and sometimes troubled, history for Michigan’s first people.

There are new efforts underway to get visitors to look past the fudge shops and the quaint homes, to appreciate the Native American history on this island they call “Great Turtle.”

Sleeping Bear Dunes
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Michigan Radio listener Ashley Lewis of Royal Oak posed this question to our MI Curious team: