Soldiers of the King: The British Garrison of Michilimackinac
102 W. Straits Ave
Mackinaw City, MI 49701 (906) 847-3328
Michilimackinac came under British rule in 1761, and the fort played an important role in British diplomacy and military affairs for the next 20 years. Enlist in King George's army and watch as member of the 8th Regiment of Foot and the Royal Regiment of Artillery post guards, drill and fire muskets on the parade ground, exercise the fort's artillery, cook their rations, and share the story of Michilimackinac's role in the American Revolution. MSHP staff will be joined by historical interpreters from Old Fort Niagara in New York as well as volunteer living historians from the Lieutenant Colonel's Company of the 8th Regiment for this event.