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  • Mackinaw, the name of the island at the junction of Lakes Huron and Michigan, according to one explanation at least, was a shortening of Michili-mackinac, meaning ` great turtle. '

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol XVI No 1

  • It was foggy and I was by myself in the middle of the straits of mackinac where two shipping channels and a two ferry routes meet.

    Fishing in the Danger Zone

  • On the 16th of August Colonel Snelling arrived at his post, and on the following day Major Fowle started downstream with four other companies of the Fifth Infantry in two keel boats and nine mackinac boats, arriving at Fort Crawford on August 21st.

    Old Fort Snelling 1819-1858

  • Technorati tags: politics tea party politics Congress health universal health care obamacare Michigan Bart Stupak upper peninsula pro-life abortion sault ste. marie mackinac

    Marathon Pundit

  • LaFaive has authored a detailed essay about the State of the State address, which can be found at www. mackinac.org/12043.

    Mackinac Center Commentaries

  • For more on our model's results, see "Point of Departure" at www. mackinac.org / 10097.

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  • I think this is pronounced as "mackinaw" but is spelled correctly here. Or at least this is one variant. :-)

    April 24, 2008

  • mackinaw?

    April 23, 2008