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DAILY INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS

Living HistoryLiving History Program
2015 SCHEDULE TBA
Costumed interpreters act as members of the military garrison. Leave the present and join them in the year 1870.

Future Historians
2015 SCHEDULE TBA
The Michigan Historical Center has Future Historians portray actual girls and boys that lived in Fort Wilkins. They perform daily chores, play historic games and talk to visitors about life at this remote outpost.

Copper Harbor Lighthouse Boat Tour
Lighthouse Boat Departs daily from the Copper Harbor Marina 7 days a week (per person charge). The tours begin Memorial Day weekend, weather permitting... More Info.

EVENTS CALENDAR (updated 1/25/15)
All 2015 events will require a State of Michigan Recreation Passport... More Info

Please note specific locations for each program, bring a lawn chair for your comfort.

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SPECIAL EVENT- 3 DAYS
Friday 7/24, through Sunday 7/26
30th Anniversary of the BATTERY D CIVIL WAR ENCAMPMENT- History comes alive at Fort Wilkins. Battery D, 1st Michigan Light Artillery, a Civil War era living history group returns to Fort Wilkins for its 31st annual weekend encampment. The weekend event will be open to park visitors from 8 AM to 8 PM on Friday and Saturday and 8 AM to 4 PM on Sunday. Battery D will interpret army life of the period, demonstrating artillery and small arms drills, period cooking and soldiers’ pastimes. A Michigan State or Out of State Recreation Passport is required for entry into the park.

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