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Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island lies in Lake Huron near the northern tip of Michigan's "mitten". Pronounced MACK ih NAW, it is famous for its Victorian resort hotels and lack of automobiles. There is a year-round population of approximately 500, which grows considerably in the resort season, when the island is crowded with tourists.

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  • "MacKinac Island: Historic Frontier, Vacation Resort, Timeless Wonderland" by Pamela A. Piljac, et al., Chicago Review Pr; ISBN 155652305X; (August 1997)

  • "Mackinac Connection: The Insider's Guide to Mackinac Island" by Amy McVeigh, Mackinac Publishing; ISBN 0962321338; July 1998



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