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Biddle House
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: The Biddle House was originally constructed in about 1780. It was purchased by the Biddle family in the 1831, although they had likely been renting the property since about 1822. Edward Biddle was from a prominent East Coast family and took up residence on the island after the War of 1812. He married Agatha de la Vigne, a local Odawa-French Canadian woman, and together raised their family in the log home. Biddle was an independent fur trader, businessman and held offices in the community. The Biddle House is restored to the 1830s and costumed interpreters demonstrate the domestic life of Mackinac’s fur trade era.
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Neat place to look back in time. Lots of information and very informative. Would recommend a visit to this house.

Thank Rafting20142014
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed seeing the few rooms. The lady in kitchen had cooked bread and pie over fire in fireplace. Blacksmith shop was full of interesting items.

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Reviewed 10 April 2018

Biddle house is just one of many historical buildings on the island. The architecture is worth a look inside and out.

Thank MiMischa
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Reviewed 11 February 2018

This is a fully restored building which is hundreds of years old... it gives you a chance to step back ... way back, and get a feel for with island life was like.

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Reviewed 27 September 2017

We visited here after we visited Fort Mackinac. It was included in our ticket. Nice brief tour of the house, nice guides in the house. Be sure to see the blacksmith shop.

Thank Brian R
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