35 miles from Petoskey in Mackinaw City is Fort Michilimackinac. This replica of a 1714 fort features musket firings, a French dance and a mock French wedding. Only 4 miles away is Historic Mill Creek Discovery Center, an operating water-powered sawmill built in the 1780s. From Mackinaw City, take the ferry to Mackinac Island and visit Fort Mackinac. It is a National Historic Landmark built during the American Revolution and features battle reenactments in period dress.