Monday, November 1, 2010

Mackinac Bridge - Michigan

This beautiful Mackinac card with a special postmark was sent by Colleen "choke".

"The Mackinac Bridge is a suspension brige spanning the Straits of Mackinac to connect the non-contiguous Upper and Lower peninsulas of the U.S. state of Michigan. Envisioned since the 1880s, the bridge was completed in 1957. It is the third longest in total suspension in the world and the longest suspension bridge between anchorages in the Western hemisphere.
The Mackinac Bridge Walk has been held each year since 1958, when it was led by Governor G. Mennen Williams. The first walk was held during the Bridge's Dedication Ceremony held in late June, and has been held on Labor Day since 1959. Thousands of people, traditionally led by the Governor of Michigan, cross the five-mile (8 km) span on foot from St. Ignace to Mackinaw City since 1964. Before that, people walked the Bridge from Mackinaw City to St. Ignace." - in:

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