Looking for gift ideas for Valentine's Day, Mother's Day, Father's Day, Birthdays, etc? Why not a Coffee Table Book, a Cookbook, CD, DVD or some other unique item depicting the beauty of the Straits of Mackinac? We add new items to this section frequently, so please check back soon.
Settled in the 1600s by Jesuit Priests, possesion of Mackinac (pronouced Mack-in-aw) Island was fought for during the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812. It also housed Confederate prisoners during the Civil War. A popular tourist destination since the early 1800s, people travel from all over the world to visit Mackinac Island and the Mackinac Straits area because of its rich local history. Learn more from one of our featured non-fiction selections.