Michigan – the Wolverine State
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Michigan State Bird: American Robin
Top Five Facts
1. ) Detroit is known as the car capital of the world and serves as the world headquarters of many important car manufacturing corporations.
2. ) Many of the world’s most famous R&B musicians such as Stevie Wonder, the Temptations, the Jackson 5, the Supremes, and Marvin Gaye began their careers at Motown Records in Detroit.
3. ) The Mackinac Bridge, which connects the upper and lower peninsulas of Michigan, and which spans over five miles in length, is one of the world’s largest suspension bridges.
4. ) Michigan has the longest freshwater shoreline in the world.
5. ) Michigan has more than 11,000 inland lakes.
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Ty Cobb, Detroit Ttigers
Selected Michigan Video – Isle Royale