Favorite Michigan Cider Mill

Here at Michigan is Amazing we are looking for your input on our next Top Ten List.

This week we want you to weigh in on your favorite Michigan cider mill.  Who has the best cider?  Where are the the most yummy donuts?  Leave a comment or send us an email (michiganisamazing@michaelflora.com).

The list will be up next Tuesday!

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Today in Michigan History

September 30, 1865

The First Michigan Colored Infantry headed home.

The 102nd U.S. Colored Troop (formerly the First Michigan Colored Infantry) was mustered out of federal service in Charleston, South Carolina. In eighteen months of service, Michigan’s only African American regiment suffered losses of 11 killed in action and 129 who died from diseases.

Thank you Michigan History Magazine for this glimpse into our past.  See more at www.michiganhistorymagazine.com.

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Today in Michigan History

September 29, 1813

American troops reoccupied Detroit.

American riflemen under the command of Colonel Richard Johnson of Kentucky liberated Detroit, which had been under British occupation since its surrender in August 1812. According to one observer, “The Kentucky soldiers—with their blue hunting shirts, red belts, and blue pantaloons fringed with red—[were] met with a hearty welcome.”

Thank you Michigan History Magazine for this glimpse into our past.  See more at www.michiganhistorymagazine.com.

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Today in Michigan History

September 28, 1835

The Democratic Free Press and Michigan Intelligencer became a daily newspaper.

First published in 1831, the Democratic Free Press and Michigan Intelligencer offered a daily edition four years later. Today, the Detroit Free Press is Michigan’s oldest continuously published newspaper.

Thank you Michigan History Magazine for this glimpse into our past.  See more at www.michiganhistorymagazine.com.

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Fashion in Detroit

According to the Fashion in Detroit website, “Fashion in Detroit is a bi-annual two-day fashion event created by Project Runway’s Joe Faris to put a fashion spotlight on Detroit and create a venue that fills the needs of many locally based designers and the Detroit fashion community. FID’s Executive Committee is made up of the area’s heaviest hitters in fashion, beauty and event management, who are committed to creating a fashion extravaganza to rival other Fashion Weeks around the U.S.”

The event is set to take place October 1st & 2nd.

For more information click here.

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