A Place Called Home

A Place Called Home Illustrated by Gijsbert van FrankenhuyzenDuring the American Revolution the Campbell family watched friends and neighbors move across the Straits of Mackinac to a new island home on Mackinac Island

  • Title: A Place Called Home
  • Author: Janie Lynn Panagopoulos Gijsbert van Frankenhuyzen
  • ISBN: 9781585360543
  • Page: 427
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Illustrated by Gijsbert van FrankenhuyzenDuring the American Revolution, the Campbell family watched friends and neighbors move across the Straits of Mackinac to a new island home on Mackinac Island, while they stayed behind to await word of the need for a lumber mill There s a land not far from here, once cleared by the hands of soldiers for firewood, where maple sugar rIllustrated by Gijsbert van FrankenhuyzenDuring the American Revolution, the Campbell family watched friends and neighbors move across the Straits of Mackinac to a new island home on Mackinac Island, while they stayed behind to await word of the need for a lumber mill There s a land not far from here, once cleared by the hands of soldiers for firewood, where maple sugar runs and a fine, swift creek flows, states patriarch Robert Campbell When permission comes from the British government to begin building the mill, preparations begin in earnest A Place Called Home Michigan s Mill Creek Story brings history to life with authentic detail from author Janie Lynn Panagopoulos, and vivid illustrations from renowned artist Gijsbert van Frankenhuyzen Created in partnership with the Mackinac Island Parks Commission.

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    1. My daughter, my husband and I were the models for Mary, Robert Campbell and "the nameless" Ma Campbell. We went to the illustrator's farm in Bath, Michigan and acted out the scenes, complete with costumes, as he took photos. He created the artwork for the illustrations based on the photos.

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