Mackinac Town Crier

A Look at History

Big Plan Governed Much of What Island Has Done During Our Lifetimes

Planning On June 26, 1941, readers of The Republican-News and St. Ignace Enterprise learned that bonds had been sold for a $250,000 “beautification project” on Mackinac Island. Backed by a surtax imposed on ferryboat tickets to and from Mackinac Island, the bonds would be used to hire construction crews, and they had big plans. As set forth in the newspaper, […]


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