Photo a Day Challenge

Oh Happy Day

Oh Happy Day

After the War of 1812,  Fort Mackinac was no longer needed to defend the border from the British in Canada.  Mackinac National Park, including the fort,  became the second national US park in 1875 (Yellowstone is the first).  In 1895 the fort was closed and given to the state of Michigan, making it the state’s first state park.

7 responses

  1. Love the processing and the view is quite spectacular as well.

    November 25, 2014 at 9:12 am

  2. Tammy

    That view makes my day a happy day! Beautiful!!!!

    November 25, 2014 at 9:44 am

  3. Love your processing

    November 25, 2014 at 11:01 am

  4. Hi Lois,
    Awesome shot! It’s quite beautiful there, been there and it’s a wonderful place to visit. Have a great day!!


    November 25, 2014 at 11:04 am

  5. True Heritage! Well Cared for!

    November 25, 2014 at 2:20 pm

  6. Enjoyed the tour through Mackinac Island…very interesting and well illustrated with your photos.

    December 9, 2014 at 10:48 pm

  7. Julie

    Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful! I love the geometry in this shot.

    December 29, 2014 at 4:48 pm

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