They built a gazebo for the film and left it to the people of Michigan. You can see it still today at the Governor's mansion. Many romantic couple get married in it.
But Somewhere in Time is not the only thing filmed on Mackinac. There was the candy cook-off reality show that I was a reluctant part of earlier this year. Now someone has come up with the grand idea of filming a weekly mystery series on the island. The Main street business owners are abuzz about the possibility of people coming to walk in the same place their favorite characters walked.
I wish I could have seen the filming of the movie. But I wasn't born yet. As Papa Liam would say, I was only a twinkle in my parents' eyes. It wouldn't have mattered because I grew up in Detroit. I would have still been left with only my grandfather's memories of the cast and crew. As for the new crew, I hope they weren't too terrified by a killer on the island. Leave a comment below about your favorite movie growing up and my author will pick one lucky winner to relieve an Advanced Reader Copy of Forever Fudge by Nancy Coco out Oct 2018.