Wish List 2018

If you enjoy the programs at Mackinac State Historic Parks and want to make a contribution, a wish list of needed items requested by staff is shown below. Your gift will fulfill a tangible and essential need.

Mackinaw City Programs

  • British Cartridge Pouch $275 ea. (2 needed)j
  • Rhode Island Red Chickens $50 ea. (2 needed)
  • Blacksmith Anvil $900
  • British Artillery Carbine Musket $600
  • Reproduction Knives (like those found in archaeological dig) $100 ea.
  • Ladies baskets $35 ea.
  • Silk Bonnet $100
  • Ladies Straw Hat $100
  • Block-printed neckerchief $25 ea.
  • Kid-Sized Soldier Uniforms for evening programs $75 ea. (10 needed)
  • Lighthouse Keeper’s uniform $300

Mackinac Island Programs

  • Steel for Blacksmith Programs $250
  • Period Appropriate Cookware $250
  • Women’s Underpinnings $250
  • Storage for costumes, food, and interpretive accessories $200
  • Art Supplies for Art Museum Studio $50-$200
  • 1880s Prussian style helmet for Fort Mackinac programs $550 ea. (or $3,000 for 6)
  • Original .45-70 Springfield Rifle for Fort Mackinac $1000
  • Musical Instruments $100-$500
  • Mexican American War era Reproduction Musket $850

Non-Interpretive Needs

  • Replacement batteries for AED $500 ea. (2 needed)
  • Photography equipment $800