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View Resource Mackinac Bridge Authority Collection

Building of the Mackinac Bridge is presented here in a digital collection of 2,182 photographs, including aerial views, by the Upper Peninsula Digitization Center.
View Resource Mackinac Bridge: Spanning the Straits for 50 Years

The Mackinac Bridge--the "Mighty Mac"--is an international symbol of Michigan. This official site provides information about events, history, facts and figures, and the annual Labor Day Bridge Walk. A Photo Gallery depicts the bridge throughout its history, as well as the Mackinac state ferry. You even have a chance to send e-cards of the Mighty Mac!
View Resource Michigan Historic Markers

A survey of the designated historic sites in Michigan which have been commemorated through the placement of a historical marker. These markers have been erected as part of a program begun in 1955, and continues under the direction of the State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) of the Michigan Department of History, Arts and Libraries.
View Resource Michigan Oral History Database

Michigan Oral History database is a free resource to both institutions and those interested in oral history. Users log in, create an account, and begin to contribute oral history records giving researchers worldwide the ability to access and browse descriptions of interviews.
View Resource Michigan Poorhouse History

Photos and links to more information on Michigan poorhouses.
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