9 Things You Might Not Know About Michigan’s Iconic Mackinac Bridge

If you’re a longtime Michigander, you’ve likely crossed the marvelous Mackinac Bridge a handful of times. Whether you’re a frequent Upper Peninsula visitor or a U.P. resident who’s made your way south, there’s no denying the value and beauty of our iconic Mighty Mac. While many of us understand the structure’s basic history, here are a few facts about the Mackinac Bridge that might come as a surprise.

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To read about another long-standing attraction in Michigan, click here for our previous piece.