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Robert E. Benjamin
Published 2008 by Benjamin of Mackinac Island
160 pages
Price: $19.95

Learn about Mackinac history from Robert E. Benjamin whose family roots on the island date back to 1885. Bob's books feature his own photos taken since 1940 as well as earlier photos in the family's extensive collection.

Published in 2008, the newest Benjamin book Mackinac Album, includes 160 pages of pictures of Mackinac in past years and of Mackinac today. Interesting and informative, Mackinac Album, is a must-have book for those who enjoy visiting or living on Mackinac Island. The book's photos show the beauty and historic significance of the island that contributes to its charm.

Chapters include (click on links for excerpts):

The Family at Mackinac Island
Early Mackinac Photographers
Early Mackinac Vistas
The Ships of Mackinac
Mackinac Island Harbor and Waterfront
Views of Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island, 350 Years of HistoryMACKINAC ISLAND, 350 Years of History
Robert E. Benjamin
Published 1999 by Benjamin of Mackinac Island
104 pages
Price: $8.96

This guide to the history of Mackinac Island will increase any visitor's enjoyment of this beautiful and historic island. This chronological account of the significant events in the island's history is illustrated by fascinating photos both current and historical. A special section of the book serves as a walking or biking guide for the visitor. Also included are suggestions for finding the perfect locations for your own Mackinac photos and for activities to maximize your enjoyment of the island.

Chapters include (click on links for excerpts):

Indian Legends of Mackinac Island
Mackinac Island As History Records It
Mackinac island Carriage Tour
A Guide: Walk or Bike at Mackinac Island
Where to Take Pictures at Mackinac
Things to Do at Mackinac
Chronological Table
Reading List

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