Three Flags at the Straits The Forts of Mackinac by Walter Havighurst 1966 Prentice-Hall Inc

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Discover the captivating history of the Straits of Mackinac with Walter Havighurst's Three Flags at the Straits: The Forts of Mackinac. Published in 1966 by Prentice-Hall Inc., this hardcover book, adorned with a dust jacket, offers an engaging and detailed account of the historical significance of the forts in Mackinac.


  • Title: Three Flags at the Straits: The Forts of Mackinac
  • Author: Walter Havighurst
  • Publication Date: 1966
  • Publisher: Prentice-Hall Inc
  • Format: Hardcover with Dust Jacket
  • Pages: 219
  • Dimensions: 9x6x1 inches
  • Condition: minor wear on the dust jacket, previous owner's stamps inside

Key Features:

  • In-Depth Historical Account: Explore the sequence of events and the flow of history in the Straits area, from the early arrival of the French to the construction of the Mackinac Bridge.
  • Fascinating Insights: Delve into the stories of the three forts—at Mackinaw City, on Mackinac Island, and the lesser-known fort at St. Ignace.
  • Engaging Writing Style: Walter Havighurst's fluid narrative makes this book not only informative but also a pleasure to read.
  • Essential Reading: A "must-read" for anyone interested in Great Lakes history and the strategic importance of Michigan's Straits of Mackinac.

Ideal For:

  • History enthusiasts and scholars
  • Visitors and locals of the Mackinac area
  • Anyone interested in military history and historical landmarks

Discover the Straits' Past:

Unravel the rich tapestry of history surrounding the iconic forts of Mackinac. Whether you're a seasoned historian or a curious visitor, this book is a valuable addition to your collection, offering a window into a pivotal era in the Great Lakes region.


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