Inside Grand Hotel: A Timeless American Treasure(DVD)
Enjoy this fascinating history of Grand Hotel featured on public TV!
by Lynda and Steven Hepker
Overview of living on Mackinac Island written by island residents.
Mackinac Island: Its History in Pictures
by Eugene T. Petersen
A book of historic photos of Mackinac Island - a classic!
We Live on Mackinac Island
Booklet created by the Mackinac Island Public School students as a fund-raiser for the school. They answer many of the common (and sometimes funny) questions they receive as island residents such as "What time does the bridge swing over?"
Walk a Crooked Trail
by Frank Straus and Brian Dunnigan
Learn about the fascinating history of Mackinac's popular Wawashkamo Golf Course.
A Picturesque Situation: Mackinac Before Photography, 1615-1860
by Brian Leigh Dunnigan
Drawing on decades of research, Brian Leigh Dunnigan presents a stunning collection of pre-photographic images of Mackinac including maps, plans, drawings, engravings, and paintings complemented by a comprehensive, thoroughly researched, and eminently readable text. No collection of Michigan history is complete without a copy of this superb volume. --Phil Porter, director of Mackinac State Historic Parks
Cottages of Mackinac Island
by Susan Stites
and Lea Ann Sterling
A pictorial guidebook to seventy-three cottages built
on Mackinac Island, Michigan between 1870 and 1910. Historic photos from
private collections and the Mackinac State Historic Parks's archives are
interspersed with contemporary color photos of each cottage. Biographies
of early cottage occupants, details of the cottage architecture, and interesting
anecdotes from a hundred years past, the Gilded Age.
Let's Explore Mackinac Island
by Ms. Hen
Interesting facts, important history, and places to discover are inside this book.
Undefeated: The True Story of How the Family-Owned Shepler's Mackinac Island Ferry Service Survived and Advanced through Three Generations
by Jean Beach and Don Steele
Undefeated provides an engaging and thorough picture of how a family owned business developed, overcame challenges, and interacted with the rich context of the northern Michigan tourism industry.
Mackinac Island: Inside, Up Close, and Personal
by Dennis O. Cawthorne
Cawthorne's half century of living and working on the famed northern Michigan resort island provides a colorful, entertaining, and comprehensive history of social, economic, and political events which have shaped Mackinac Island in the last 50 years.