Mackinac Island

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Mackinac Island:

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, historic region of the Old Northwest (see Northwest Territory), a shortening of Michilimackinac. The name, in the past, was variously applied to different areas: to Mackinac Island; to Michigan; to the whole fur-trading region supplied from the island; to the northern
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Shepler's ferry service, which has operated licenced cruise and charter service to Mackinaw Island for 40 years, will provide a double-decked, diesel-powered excursion boat for the run.
Mackinaw Island is just as famous for the Grand Hotel as for its fudge--so much so that the locals dubbed the hoards of summer tourists "fudgies.
They are also entertaining the idea of setting up a mini-travel agency, booking reservations for Mackinaw Island hotels at a Sault-based inbound call centre.
Bourque estimated that the Mackinaw Island tourist area directly south of Sault Ste.