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Address: Mackinac Island, MI
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Historical site of the re-enactment of the fort's 1763 Indian capture and...

Historical site of the re-enactment of the fort's 1763 Indian capture and massacre.

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Great Historical Site

A fun way to spend part of your day - well worth the cost and a nice add to just walking around the town.

Reviewed 4 days ago
Ingrid J
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A fun way to spend part of your day - well worth the cost and a nice add to just walking around the town.

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Independence, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

this is a fun thing to do with kids. Very interactive and lots to see .. if you are interested in history, I would not miss this. It also has lots of room for kids to run around.

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Holland, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You can self guide through the buildings Well kept Interactive displays Historical Great for adults and children Beautiful scenic area on top of the island facing the harbor A must stop on your Mackinac Island adventure

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent the day on a self-guided walking tour and ended up at the fort. Beautiful views, historical content, and absolutely worth the stop.

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Wasilla, Alaska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I honestly did not know too much about this fort and learned so much from the knowledgeable employees and wonderful facilities

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Ontario, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the kind of attraction we find interesting so taking a tour of this fort was on our list of things to do and we were not disappointed. The sunny warm temperatures and lack of crowds on the day we were there made it even more enjoyable as we toured each of the buildings, watched the demonstrations and took... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

such a wonderful way to start our day on the island. so informative and gorgeous! we did meet a few of the "actors" on the ferry over, so that was extra fun to see them in action!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

My husband loves these sorts of places. We spent a few hours there and watched all the demos. I could have been in and out in 30 minutes personally. Once you've seen one historic fort, you've seen them all. Unless you're a history buff. Or my husband. I will say that the views are really great and the food coming... More 

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Monclova, Ohio
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Reviewed 17 February 2017

See how the soldiers and their families lived while stationed at the fort. See a cannon firing demonstration and reenactors in period clothing fire rifles. Excellent views of the straits from various locations at the fort. Also lunch is served on the patio providing outstanding views while dining. We have visited the fort many times during our annual visit to... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

I have great memories of the Island and the Fort. It was a joy to be able to visit the Fort with them and make memories of our own. The cannon firing is well worth the watch and the staff does a nice job bringing the period to life. Great views from around the Fort. Definitely worth the hike up... More 

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