Mackinaw City Historical Pathway
A self-guided walking tour through Mackinaw City includes more than 50 historical markers. The three-mile pathway winds through Mackinaw City and includes information along the way about the area's history as the Crossroads of the Great Lakes.
The numbered trail begins at the corner of Central Avenue and Huron Street then continues south on Huron Street to the State Dock, north along the waterfront to Old Mackinac Point Historic Lighthouse and Colonial Michilimackinac. The trail ends along Nicolet Street and Central Avenue.
Along the Historical Pathway, visitors can also learn more about the Mackinaw City area history using cell phones to access the Audio Tour. Signs along the route include a telephone number to call. The audio tour also can be used at the Icebreaker Mackinaw, Headlands, McGulpin Point Lighthouse, and the Historic Village.
To learn more about the history of the Mackinaw City area and the Straits of Mackinac, visit:
Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park
Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse
McGulpin Point Lighthouse
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