Tag Archives: Mackinac Island

Death’s Garden: Tombstone Tales

by Loren Rhoads Just north of Michigan’s lower peninsula lies Mackinac Island, the #1 tourist destination in the state. When I was a kid, my folks took me and my brother up several times to explore the old fort—complete with … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #160: St. Ann’s Cemetery

Saint Ann’s Cemetery also called Sainte Anne’s Cemetery or the Catholic Cemetery Garrison Road & Custer Street Mackinac State Park Mackinac Island, Michigan 49757 GPS: Lat: 45° 51′ 29″N, Lon: 84° 37′ 16″W Founded: early 1850s Size: 2 acres Number of … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #34: Fort Mackinac Post Cemetery

Fort Mackinac Post Cemetery Garrison Road Mackinac State Park Mackinac Island, Michigan 49757 Founded: mid-1820s Size: 1 acre Number of interments: Approximately 108 Open: Daily from sunrise to sunset Information: Contact Great Lakes National Cemetery, 4200 Belford Road, Holly, MI … Continue reading

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