Item description for Vintage Views of the Mackinac Straits Region by M. Christine Byron & Thomas R. Wilson...
Vintage Views of the Mackinac Straits Region of Michigan is a pictorial history of the region focusing on vacationing and tourism. The book uses vintage views to portray Mackinaw City, St. Ignace, Mackinac Island, the car ferries, and the famous Mackinac Bridge. Historical photographs, old postcards, advertisements, maps and other ephemera are paired with quotations taken from old promotional brochures, newspapers and magazines. Messages from the backs of postcards transport the reader to another time and place. As the Mackinac Bridge celebrates its 50th anniversary, this northern Michigan vacation hub continues to be a premiere vacation destination. Anyone who has ever visited this region will be interested in this unique historical portrait
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 11" Width: 9" Height: 0.6" Weight: 1.7 lbs.
Release Date Aug 17, 2007
Publisher Arbutus Press
ISBN 1933926104 ISBN13 9781933926100