Clarence Gagnon – The Pond in October – Courtesy of the Athenaeum:
Tom Thomson – 1914 – 1915 – Northern River – Courtesy of the Athenaeum:
Highly Recommended Books for Researching the History and Culture of Michilimackinac, Fort St. Joseph, and Detroit during the French Regime:
Dunnigan, Brian Leigh, A Picturesque Situation, Mackinac before Photography 1615 – 1860 (Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 2008).
Dunnigan, Brian Leigh, Frontier Metropolis: Picturing Early Detroit, 1701 – 1838 (Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 2001).
Idle, Dunning, The Fort of the St. Joseph River During the French Régime 1679 – 1761 (South Bend, Indiana: Support the Fort, Inc., 2003).
Kent, Timothy J., Birchbark Canoes of the Fur Trade (Ossineke, Michigan: Silver Fox Enterprises, 1997 - Two Volumes). See The Fur Trade page for more information about the contents of this book.
Kent, Timothy J. , Ft. Pontchartrain at Detroit: A Guide to the Daily Lives of Fur Trade and Military Personnel, Settlers, and Missionaries at French Posts - Volumes I and II (Ossineke, Michigan: Silver Fox Enterprises, 2001). This book is the most authoritative book published about what life was like at all of the French Posts in the Great Lakes.
Kent, Timothy J., Rendezvous at the Straits: Fur Trade and Military Activities at Fort de Buade and Fort Michilimackinac, 1669 – 1781 (Ossineke: Silver Fox Enterprises, 2004).
Timothy J. Kent, Phantoms of the French Fur Trade: Twenty Men Who Worked in the Trade between 1618 and 1758 (Ossineke: Silver Fox Enterprises, 2015).
Franklin Carmichael, Autumn Hillside – Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
Loraine DiCerbo's photo of buildings at Colonial Michilimackinac
Armand Louis Lom d’Acre baron de La Hontan's 17th century Map of the Straits of Mackinac - Note the orientation of the map - north is on the left. "The Mouth of Illinese Lake" refers to present-day Lake Michigan. Available from Library and Archives Canada - Early Images of Canada: Illustrations from Rare Books - http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/earlyimages/index-e.html - Choose the Advanced Search Option from the menu on the left and type Lahontan in the "Search for" box