Signed into Statehood on January 26, 1837

MICHIGAN

26th State

Capital: Lansing

 

PLACES TO SEE:

  • Lansing

  • Detroit

  • Mackinac Island

  • Henry Ford Museum

  • Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

NOTE: I HAVEN'T BEEN THERE YET.

 

Named from the Chippewa word "Meicigama" meaning "great water," referring to the Great Lakes and nicknamed The Wolverine State. Michigan is bordered by Wisconsin to the south and west; Surrounded by three Great Lakes to the north and west; and Indiana and Illinois to the south. 

Michigan's highest peak is Mt. Arvon at 1,980 feet, the 38th highest in the United States. The lowest point is along  the shore of Lake Erie, which is 572 feet above sea level.

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