Wish List 2016

The following list of equipment and supplies is needed in order to fulfill Mackinac State Historic Parks’ mission to present, preserve and protect the historical and environmental treasures of the Straits of Mackinac. Help support your favorite program at the parks.

Fort Mackinac

  • Reproduction 1840s Mexican War era musket for a new daily demonstration $900
  • Prussian style helmet with brass and leather accessories - worn with dress uniform $250
  • Women’s underpinnings- Victorian style dresses $250
  • Original .45-70 Springfield rifle $1,000
  • Exhibit lighting upgrade to LED
    • Post Hospital Exhibit $830
      Hill Quarters Exhibit $100
      Mackinac: An Island Famous $3,210
      Quartermaster’s Storehouse $720

     

Mackinac Island Downtown Historic Buildings and Other Island Sites

  • Ladies bonnet-1820s era $150
  • Women’s underpinnings-1820s era $250
  • Blacksmith outfit for shop interpreter $250
  • Period appropriate cookware- Tins, stoneware bowls, glass bottles etc. $250
  • Art supplies-for summer programs $50-$250
  • Exhibit lighting upgrade to LED
    • Beaumont Exhibit $120
      Visitor’s Center$1000
  • Taxidermy mounts- British Landing Nature Center $200-$300
  • Picnic tables for Marquette Park $1800
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Colonial Michilimackinac

  • Royal Artillery cartridge box with tools $400
  • 1756 Artillery carbine $600
  • Royal Artillery regimental coat $200
  • Sponsor a chicken for the season (cost of bird and feed) $50(ea.)
  • Exhibit lighting upgrade to LED
    • Chevalier House $420
      Powder Magazine $830
      Archaeology Tunnel $1810
      Soldier’s Barracks $550
      Ste. Anne’s Church $120
      Solomen/Levy House $315

     

Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse

  • Exhibit lighting upgrade to LED $830
  • Lighthouse keeper’s uniform $375

Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park

  • Exhibit lighting upgrade to LED $2200
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Behind the Scenes

  • Exhibit shop tools
    • Band saw w/blades $500
      Router set $400
      Portable planer $700
      Machine lathe upgrades $800
      Pen and touch tablet $550
      Shaper-to create replica woodwork $5,000
  • Collections, Exhibit and Archaeology photography
    • White seamless paper $50
      Velvetine paper $50
      Collapsible reflector disk $20
      Impact umbrella mount kit $200
      Impact reflector holder $80
      C-Stand kit $150
      Mono stand $700
  • Archaeological analysis $10,000
  • Dress form for sewing costumes $150

Commanding Officer’s House Exhibit

  • Small coffee pot$240
  • Lidded nutmeg grater$70
  • Large wash basin $130
  • Everted rim saucepan $200
  • Large trade kettle $190
  • Cookie cutter $20
  • Tea Caddy $100
  • Spoons $30 (ea.)
  • Knife/fork set $30 (ea.)
  • Tea spoon $14 (ea.)
  • Copper measuring cup $50
  • Wood frames sieve $40
  • Fixed handle skillet $90
  • Oak well bucket $175
  • Rolling pin $15
  • Cake mold $15
  • Lidded stoneware Jar $35
  • Cook’s knife $55
  • Paring Knife $40
  • Heirloom wood bowl $70
  • Wood bowl $20
  • Dough bowl $50
  • Reproduction pewter plate $55
  • Tea chest $120
  • Beaker glass $40
  • Round broom $60
  • Small basket $15
  • 1780 Transferware bowl $95
  • Kettle $60
  • Bone handled straight razor $30
  • Delft oval bowl $45
  • Knife box $290
  • Sugar bowl $65
  • Pewter look plates $100
  • Exhibit construction supplies
    • Switch $10
      Screen display $90
      Lighting $320
  • Furnishings
    • Furniture upholstery $1100
      Mahogany side table $495
      Mirror dressing stand $525
      Upholstery fabric $160
      Dining chairs $800
      Mirror $115
      Secretary desk $800
      Desk table $540
      Chair $320
      Round tea table $760
      Dressing table $750
      Poster bed $2400
      Leather wing chair $900
      Upholstery fabric $340
      Upholstery fabric $350
      Framing $220
      Etching $45
      Ink well $100
      Candlesticks $50
      Figurines $40
      Sconces $25 (ea.)