Mackinaw City Pure Michigan

Remembering the Straits Military Past on Veterans Day

Posted on November 11th, 2019
Veterans Day originated as “Armistice Day” on this date 100 years ago…November 11, 1919 – on the first anniversary of the end of World War I. Congress passed a resolution in 1926 for an annual observance, and November 11 became a national holiday beginning in 1938. In 1954, the holiday was… READ MORE

Oh Deer…Firearm Hunting Season Through the Straits

Posted on November 1st, 2019
Since first opening in 1957, the Mackinac Bridge Authority has counted the number of deer taken south across the bridge during Michigan’s firearm deer season. This information helps the DNR index the size of the deer herd in the as well as the success of the firearm deer season in the Upper Peninsul… READ MORE