Sault Ste. Marie was founded by Father Jacques Marquette in 1668. It is the third oldest remaining settlement in the United States.
Michigan has more than 11,000 inland lakes and more than 36,000 miles of streams.
Standing anywhere in Michigan a person is within 85 miles of one of the Great Lakes.
In 1879, Detroit telephone customers were the first in the nation to be assigned telephone numbers to facilitate handling calls.
The Kellogg Company has made Battle Creek the Cereal Capital of the world. The Kellogg brothers accidentally discovered the process for producing flaked cereal products and sparked the beginning of the dry cereal industry.