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20 Facts About Michigan

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Here are some interesting facts about Michigan.

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Motown Records began in Detroit, Michigan. Report Abuse
So many famous acts came from this company: The Supremes, Marvin Gaye, the Jackson 5, and Smokey Robinson and the Miracles.
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Battle Creek, Michigan is the Cereal Capital of the World. Report Abuse
Thank the Kellogg brothers for making a mistake that started the dry cereal phenomenon that we know today.
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Michigan is the only place in the world with a floating post office. Report Abuse
Imagine getting your mail underwater! The floating post office has been in operation for more than 100 years.
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The first air-conditioned car was built by the Packard Motor Car Company in Michigan. Report Abuse
The year was 1939.
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If you are into magic, make sure to visit Colon, Michigan. Report Abuse
Colon is home to the world's largest manufacture of magic supplies.
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The world's largest limestone quarry is located in Michigan. Report Abuse
Rogers City to be exact.
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Regardless of where you stand in Michigan, you are no more than 85 miles from a great lake. Report Abuse
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Vernor’s ginger ale, the soda made in America comes from Michigan. Report Abuse
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The Straits of Mackinac divide Michigan into upper and lower peninsulas. Report Abuse
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Michigan's state nicknames are the Wolverine State and the Great Lakes State. Report Abuse
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One of the largest mosques in the United States, the Islamic Center of America, is located in Michigan. Report Abuse
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Michigan's Great Lakes contain 20% of the fresh water on earth. Report Abuse
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Michigan produces 70 to 75 percent of America's cherries. Report Abuse
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Étienne Brulé of France was the first European explorer to visit Michigan. Report Abuse
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The world's largest weathervane is located in Michigan. Report Abuse
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Detroit natives were the first to receive telephone numbers. Report Abuse
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Traverse City is the pie capital of the world. Report Abuse
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Michigan pays 10 cents a can if you recycle them. Report Abuse
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The longest freshwater shoreline is located in Michigan. Report Abuse
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Detroit is known as the car capital of the world. Report Abuse
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