At left: Archaeologists for Mackinac State Historic Parks excavate the fourth segment of the Southeast Rowhouse at Colonial Michilimackinac, searching for artifacts left by the building’s occupants, as well as structural features of the building itself. With most of the fort was either dismantled or burned when its occupants moved to Mackinac Island, archaeology is the only way to really learn about what the fort was like in the 18th century. 7p1.jpg

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