Fun Facts About the State of Michigan
Michigan FactsMichigan SymbolsLocation / GeographyHistoryOutdoorsTravel & Recreation
Capital City – LansingLargest City – DetroitPopulation - 9,876,187 (2011 estimate)Primary Industries – Automanufacturing, ...
Michigan’s population distribution                                          Michigan Hardiness Zones – Shows              ...
Bounded by four of the Great Lakes (Michigan,Superior, Huron, Erie)Longest freshwater coastline of any politicalsubdivisio...
Michigan FactsMichigan SymbolsLocation / GeographyHistoryOutdoorsTravel & Recreation
State Bird - RobinState Seal                      State Flag                                   State Flower – Apple Blosso...
Michigan FactsMichigan SymbolsLocation / GeographyHistoryOutdoorsTravel & Recreation
Michigan’s primary cities                                 and waterwaysMichigan’s location within    the United States
Canada              Michigan’s Upper                 PeninsulaWisconsin                                  Michigan’s Lower ...
Michigan FactsMichigan SymbolsLocation / GeographyHistoryOutdoorsTravel & Recreation
Native Americans have lived forthousands of years in the Michigan area1700s – French and British explored1800s – European ...
Michigan FactsMichigan SymbolsLocation / GeographyHistoryOutdoorsTravel & Recreation
Big Sable Point Lighthouse     Frozen lake in the Upper                     on Lake Michigan  Peninsula with ice fishing s...
Tahquamenon Falls – Upper Peninsula
Michigan FactsMichigan SymbolsLocation / GeographyHistoryOutdoorsTravel & Recreation
Mackinac Bridge – Connects the Lower                                     Peninsula to the Upper PeninsulaSoo Locks – Upper...
Silver Beach on Lake Michigan – One    of thousands of great beachesCamping and boating are very popular
Michigan FactsMichigan SymbolsLocation / GeographyHistoryOutdoorsTravel & Recreation
Michigan is a very unique state with lots of fun facts.Michigan’s symbols include it’s flag, seal, and statedesignated bir...
State facts - http://www.infomi.com/information.htmlhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michiganhttp://www.muninetguide.com/state...
State bird - http://www.theus50.com/michigan/bird.phpState seal - http://www.theus50.com/michigan/seal.phpState flower - h...
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  1. 1. Fun Facts About the State of Michigan
  2. 2. Michigan FactsMichigan SymbolsLocation / GeographyHistoryOutdoorsTravel & Recreation
  3. 3. Capital City – LansingLargest City – DetroitPopulation - 9,876,187 (2011 estimate)Primary Industries – Automanufacturing, agricultureState Nickname – Wolverine State or The Great Lake StateState Abbreviation - MI
  4. 4. Michigan’s population distribution Michigan Hardiness Zones – Shows temperatures differences throughout the state
  5. 5. Bounded by four of the Great Lakes (Michigan,Superior, Huron, Erie)Longest freshwater coastline of any politicalsubdivision in the worldHas 64,980 lakes and pondsA person is never more than 6 miles from anatural water source or more than 85 milesfrom a Great Lake
  6. 6. Michigan FactsMichigan SymbolsLocation / GeographyHistoryOutdoorsTravel & Recreation
  7. 7. State Bird - RobinState Seal State Flag State Flower – Apple BlossomState License Plate
  8. 8. Michigan FactsMichigan SymbolsLocation / GeographyHistoryOutdoorsTravel & Recreation
  9. 9. Michigan’s primary cities and waterwaysMichigan’s location within the United States
  10. 10. Canada Michigan’s Upper PeninsulaWisconsin Michigan’s Lower Peninsula Illinois Indiana Ohio
  11. 11. Michigan FactsMichigan SymbolsLocation / GeographyHistoryOutdoorsTravel & Recreation
  12. 12. Native Americans have lived forthousands of years in the Michigan area1700s – French and British explored1800s – European settlers arrived1837 – Michigan became a state1903 – Ford Motor Company established by HenryFord; Lumbering and Agriculture prominent1900s – Michigan greatest manufacturing state
  13. 13. Michigan FactsMichigan SymbolsLocation / GeographyHistoryOutdoorsTravel & Recreation
  14. 14. Big Sable Point Lighthouse Frozen lake in the Upper on Lake Michigan Peninsula with ice fishing shacks Gorgeous fall colors in theSleeping Bear Dunes – Lake Michigan Upper Peninsula
  15. 15. Tahquamenon Falls – Upper Peninsula
  16. 16. Michigan FactsMichigan SymbolsLocation / GeographyHistoryOutdoorsTravel & Recreation
  17. 17. Mackinac Bridge – Connects the Lower Peninsula to the Upper PeninsulaSoo Locks – Upper Peninsula Little Sable Point Lighthouse Michigan Adventure Water Park on Lake Michigan
  18. 18. Silver Beach on Lake Michigan – One of thousands of great beachesCamping and boating are very popular
  19. 19. Michigan FactsMichigan SymbolsLocation / GeographyHistoryOutdoorsTravel & Recreation
  20. 20. Michigan is a very unique state with lots of fun facts.Michigan’s symbols include it’s flag, seal, and statedesignated bird & flower.The state is surrounded by most of the Great Lakes.Native Americans first lived here, then Europeans,than the land became a U.S. state.Michigan has many scenic outdoor areas, lots of greatplaces to travel to, and fun recreational opportunities.
  21. 21. State facts - http://www.infomi.com/information.htmlhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michiganhttp://www.muninetguide.com/states/michigan.phphttp://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0108228.htmlhttp://www.50states.com/michigan.htmhttp://www.50states.com/facts/michigan.htmhttp://www.enchantedlearning.com/usa/states/michigan/State facts, symbols -http://www.theus50.com/michigan/information.phpState quarter - http://www.theus50.com/michigan/quarter.phpState government - http://www.michigan.gov/Tourism -http://www.michigan.org/http://www.theus50.com/michigan/tourism.phphttp://wikitravel.org/en/Michiganhttp://www.zinio.com/reader.jsp?issue=416207349&o=ext&WT.mc_id=Free_1.20.11_Michigan_Travel_Jan_2012Outdoor s / Natural Areas -http://www.theus50.com/michigan/outdoors.php
  22. 22. State bird - http://www.theus50.com/michigan/bird.phpState seal - http://www.theus50.com/michigan/seal.phpState flower - http://www.theus50.com/michigan/information.phpState flag - http://www.theus50.com/michigan/flag.phpState quarter - http://www.theus50.com/michigan/quarter.phpState stamp - http://www.theus50.com/michigan/stamp.phpState license plate - http://www.theus50.com/michigan/license.phpState maps - http://maps.google.com/http://www.theus50.com/michigan/geography.phphttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Michigan_1718.jpghttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Michigan_in_United_States.svghttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Michigan.svghttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Michigan_population_map.pnghttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:MichiganAncestry.svghttp://informationfactor.com/detailed-map-of-michigan.phphttp://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/michigan.htmlhttp://www.digital-topo-maps.com/county-map/michigan.shtmlhttp://wikitravel.org/upload/shared/2/26/Michigan_regions_map.pnghttp://wikitravel.org/en/MichiganLumbering - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Hauling_at_Thomas_Foster%27s,_by_Jenney,_J_A_(detail).jpgState capital - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:71msc_1.jpgTahquamenon Falls - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Tahquamenon_falls_upper.jpghttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ndOCEaSWykM&feature=player_embedded#!Sleeping Bear Dunes - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Sleeping_Bear_Dune_Aerial_View.jpgMackinac Bridge - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Mackinac_Bridge_Sunset.jpg
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