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Mackinac Island Relief Map – Mackinac Island MI

Date added: December 24, 2017

“Perhaps one of the most unique contributions from WPA artists is a large relief map of Mackinac Island. Measuring ninety-one inches by fifty-three inches, and made from wood, plaster, and foam, the map is impressive to look at to this… read more

Historic Marker [Ft. Mackinac] – Mackinac Island MI

Date added: December 24, 2017

On display at the second floor of the Soldiers’ Barracks of Fort Mackinac is one of many “incredibly detailed, two-sided oak signs showing scenes of the island’s heritage,” that were hand-carved by WPA artisans. This example, “Built 1829 // Presbyterian Mission… read more

Historic Marker [Manoogian Museum] – Mackinac Island MI

Date added: December 24, 2017

Located inside The Richard & Jane Manoogian Mackinac Art Museum is one of many “incredibly detailed, two-sided oak signs showing scenes of the island’s heritage,” that were hand-carved by WPA artisans. This example, “Retail Store // American Fur Co // 1818 –… read more

Historic Markers [Stuart House] – Mackinac Island MI

Date added: December 24, 2017

On display at the Stuart House City Museum on Mackinac Island are four (or possibly five) of what were many “incredibly detailed, two-sided oak signs showing scenes of the island’s heritage,” that were hand-carved by WPA artisans. As of 2017 the… read more

Historic Marker [Court House] – Mackinac Island MI

Date added: December 24, 2017

In front of the Mackinac Island Courthouse and Police Department building is one of many “incredibly detailed, two-sided oak signs showing scenes of the island’s heritage,” that were hand-carved by WPA artisans. As of 2017 this example, created by J. W…. read more

State Police Post (former) – Manistee MI

Date added: November 15, 2017

Completed in 1936 by the Works Progress Administration (WPA), this facility was built to house the Michigan State Police’s Manistee Post. The building presently serves other public safety functions.

State Police Post (former) – Cadillac MI

Date added: November 15, 2017

Constructed by the Works Progress Administration (WPA), this facility was built to house the Michigan State Police’s Gaylord Post. Construction began on July 29, 1937 and the post opened on Feb. 23, 1938. The building is now privately owned.

State Police Post – Houghton Lake MI

Date added: November 15, 2017

Constructed in 1937 by the Works Progress Administration (WPA), this facility was built to house the Michigan State Police’s Gaylord Post. The building is still in service. It was equipped with a 325-foot broadcasting station equal in power to that in the capital… read more

State Police Post (former) – Alpena MI

Date added: November 15, 2017

Completed in 1935 by the Works Progress Administration (WPA), this facility was built to house the Michigan State Police’s Alpena Post. The building, located at the intersection of S. State Ave. with S. Ripley Blvd., is now privately owned.

State Police Post – Gaylord MI

Date added: November 15, 2017

Completed in 1937 by the Works Progress Administration (WPA), this facility was built to house the Michigan State Police’s Gaylord Post. The building is still in service.

State Police Post – Cheboygan MI

Date added: November 15, 2017

Completed in 1936 by the Works Progress Administration (WPA), this facility was built to house the Michigan State Police’s Cheboygan Post. The building is still in service.