Mackinaw Area Historic Society Heritage Village

Mackinaw Area Historic Society Heritage Village

Mackinaw Area Historic Society

Mackinaw City's Heritage Village lets visitors explore life in the Straits of Mackinac as it was in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s. Heritage Village looks just as it would back in the day of no lights, no cars, no modern conveniences. The Mackinaw Area Historic Society manages the 43-acre Heritage Village as a joint project with the Village of Mackinaw City and continues to add new buildings and exhibits. The Heritage Village is just west of downtown Mackinaw City at 1425 Central Avenue. Visitors are welcome anytime to this free attraction. Docents are available Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 1:00 till 5:00 for tours. On Cell listening is available anytime. Come and visit us at the Heritage Village and enjoy all we have to offer. Plan to spend the day and enjoy a family fun time. Bring a lunch, enjoy the hiking trails and take a step back in time. On-site is an 1880's one-room School House, the Mackinaw City Pest (pestilence) House from the same era as the school house. The turn-of-the-century Sawmill that cut the logs for the locks at Sault Ste. Marie. A tar paper work shack and a vintage baseball field where games are still played annually at the August. An Artifacts building filled with pieces of history and community garden.

Mackinaw Area Historic Society

Contact Information

Address

1425 Central Avenue

PO Box 999

Mackinaw City, MI 49701

Driving Directions

Reservations: (231) 373-9793

Phone: (231) 373-9793

Fax: (231) 373-9793

Email:

Location of Mackinaw Area Historic Society Heritage Village

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Mackinaw City Weather

Now
CLOUDY
35°F
CLOUDY, humidity 84%, barometer 30.22,
wind 14 mph ESE
Thursday
Cold with increasing clouds
36°F | 28°F
Cold with increasing clouds
Friday
Showers of rain and snow in the morning
42°F | 28°F
Showers of rain and snow in the morning
Saturday
Mostly cloudy with a passing shower
40°F | 27°F
Mostly cloudy with a passing shower
Sunday
Chilly with clouds and breaks of sun
43°F | 26°F
Chilly with clouds and breaks of sun
Monday
Rather cloudy, a little rain; chilly
44°F | 32°F
Rather cloudy, a little rain; chilly

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Mackinaw Area Historic Society Heritage Village Events

Mackinaw Historic Festival

Date: 08/01/14 - 08/02/14

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