The official war of 1812 bicentennial website - Celebrating 200 years of peace
Historic Sites & Museums

Fort MackinacFort Mackinac

Fort Mackinac (1780-1895) was captured by the British on July 17, 1812.  Two years later, August 4, 1814, the Americans attempted but failed to retake Fort Mackinac. Following the battle, the British also captured two American vessels blockading the harbor.  

Visit this important site that hightlights decades of colonial American history. 

Mackinac Island, Michigan, United States

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war of 1812 Celebrating 200 years of peace