Recent News



Evan Working

2019 Spring Appeal Launched
April 2019

We are excited that the 2019 season for the Mackinac State Historic Parks’ sites is finally here! This means it is also time for our spring appeal. There are a variety of new things to see and experience this season at park sites. The many projects that have been completed are made possible by support from you as a loyal member of Mackinac Associates.

View the letter from Director Phil Porter and President of Mackinac Associate Peter Pellerito announcing our Spring Appeal.



Education Outreach

2019 Education Outreach Session Set to Begin
January 15, 2019

Mackinac State Historic Parks closed for the 2018 season in early October and will not reopen until early May for 2019. However, that doesn’t mean MSHP has stopped interpreting its history to the youth of Michigan.

View the press release.



Michelle Walk

Michelle Walk Hired as Membership and Grants Coordinator
September 4, 2018

Mackinac State Historic Parks is pleased to announce the hiring of Michelle Walk as Membership and Grants Coordinator, replacing Diane Dombroski, who retired July 31. Michelle started on Monday, August 27, and her office is located at the Petersen Center Administrative Building in Mackinaw City.

View the press release.