May 11, 2019 RSS feed / Columnists

Nature Notes

Island Cottonwood Trees, More Than 100 Years Old, Are Taken Down

Last year, we on Mackinac Island lost a wonderful old American Elm on the corner of Main and Fort Streets (Doud’s corner, as it is called), and it really changed the aspect of that part of town. More...


It was a beautiful weekend for the 133rd opening of Grand Hotel. More...

A Look at History

Gurdon Hubbard Reflects on His Mackinac Experiences 200 Years Ago

Life in 1819   May has come, and once again Mackinac Island is getting ready for a summer of hard work and many visitors. Main Street and Market Street have seen more than 200 years of retail business. More...


‘Somewhere in Time’ Star Jane Seymour Enjoyed Trail Ride in 1979

From locations to humans and horses, they say everything in life has its prime. The year 1979 was such a season on Mackinac Island. For some of us, that summer does not seem so long ago, but it has been 40 years. Unbelievable.  More...

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