About Us

Mackinac State Historic Parks is a family of living history museums and nature parks in northern Michigan’s Straits of Mackinac and is an agency within the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. Its sites—which are accredited by the American Alliance of Museums—include Fort MackinacMackinac Island State Park, Historic Downtown Mackinac, and The Richard and Jane Manoogian Mackinac Art Museum on Mackinac Island, and Michilimackinac State Park, Colonial MichilimackinacHistoric Mill Creek Discovery Park, and Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse in Mackinaw City.

Brian Jaeschke, Registrar of Collections and Archives
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Collections and research relating to Mackinaw State Historic Parks and Straits area.
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The Mackinaw State Historic Parks are jointly jointly by the  Mackinaw Island State Park Commission and state of Michigan's Department of Natural Resources.