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Picnic Spots on Mackinac Island

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  When visiting Mackinac Island, there are so many different options of things to do, places to visit and restaurants to eat at! If you’ve been more than once, you usually have a list of your favorite places to visit and stop by.  If you’re a local, work on the island for the season, or have visited enough times, then you know what we’re going to say is a local favorite: a picnic lunch from Doud’s Market. Doud’s Market has a full service deli at the back of the store. The meat at the deli is sliced daily and then...

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Doud's Market History

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  Doud’s Market is the oldest family-operated grocery store in the United States of America! When you step foot into Doud’s Market, you are supporting local family business in such a special way - as the family business has been operated in 1884.  Next time you come in to shop with us, take a moment to notice the family pictures on the walls - pictures of James and Patrick Doud who founded Doud’s Market back in 1884. Notice the pictures of what Mackinac Island used to look like back in the day! Things have changed over the years - Doud’s...

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Mackinac Island Bazaar Re-Cap

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Over the first weekend of December, Mackinac Island residents and tourists gathered around the tree in the center of town singing Christmas carols and huddled together keeping warm. 9&10 News even made the tree lighting and interviewed our very own Andrew Doud, watch here!  Following the tree lighting ceremony people swarmed into the Mustang Lounge and newly renovated Huron Street Pub for dinner. Also, The Christmas Bazaar hosted a pig roast dinner benefiting the Mackinac island churches and medical center.  Saturday was a busy and fun-filled day at the community hall! We enjoyed delicious food, purchased Christmas goodies from the...

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Happy Fall, Friends!

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Welcome to our blog! Doud’s Market is the oldest family owned grocery store, dating back to the year 1884 AND America’s oldest grocery store! This year, we celebrated being open for 135 years! For all of those 135 years, Doud’s Market has worked to serve Mackinac Island residents and visitors with care, quality and convenience. In this slower season, we are enjoying connecting with the winter residents, slower days and looking out the front windows to see the snow starting to fall. We trust that you are warm and cozy, enjoying the beginning of the holiday season with loved ones. ...

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