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A Look at History

Mackinac Island’s Crescent Harbor Is Named for Switzerland Native

Hundreds of thousands of visitors come ashore every year at Haldimand Bay, the snug harbor of Mackinac Island. Facing south and east, the bay is sheltered from storm waves by century-old stone breakwaters and by our neighbor islet, Round Island. Since Lieutenant Governor Patrick Sinclair’s commencement of construction operations at Fort Mackinac in 1780, the bay and harbor have been […]


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