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Prehistoric treasures at Michigan’s least-visited state park

Sanilac Petroglyphs Historic State Park is home to prehistoric petroglyphs, a form of rock art made by carving, picking or otherwise removing part of a rock's surface.
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Sanilac Petroglyphs Historic State Park is home to prehistoric petroglyphs, a form of rock art made by carving, picking or otherwise removing part of a rock's surface.

The least-visited park in the state is the site of some of its very oldest historic artifacts. 

The Department of Natural Resources, the Office of Historic Preservation, and members of the Saginaw Chippewa tribe want to encourage more visitors to come check out Sanilac Petroglyphs Historic State Park. 

Archeologist Stacy Tchorzynski? and Shannon Martin, director of the Ziibiwing Center of Anishinabe Culture & Lifeways, joined us today to talk about what makes the park so special, and how they plan to draw more visitors.

GUESTS StacyTchorzynski is an archeologist at Michigan State Historic Preservation Office and the Department of Natural Resources. Shannon Martin is the director of the Ziibiwing Center of Anishinabe Culture & Lifeways.

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