Bibliographies and Recommended Books
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
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).
Kent, Timothy J, Phantoms of the French Fur Trade: Twenty Men Who Worked in the Trade between 1618 and 1758 (Ossineke: Silver Fox Enterprises, 2015).
Richard Dillon, Jr., 1813, - Michilimackinac on Lake Huron – Courtesy of Library and Archives Canada, Mikan 2838152