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Happy 180th Birthday, Michigan!

Today is Statehood Day, Michigan’s 178th birthday. For Michigan’s 175th birthday in 2012 Michigan in Pictures put together some fun facts about Michigan. They’re still true and still fun! Michigan is derived from the Indian…
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Alexander Macomb & Macomb County Heritage Day

April 3rd is Macomb County Heritage Day, so here's a zoom in of the Macomb County headquarters. From the Michigan Historical Marker in Macomb County: Alexander Macomb - In 1818, Territorial Governor Lewis Cass proclaimed the…
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University of Michigan & Michigan State merge to form "MU"

HOWELL, MICHIGAN - This morning, Ann Arbor based University of Michigan and East Lansing's Michigan State University announced a historic merger that will create the largest university on the planet, known simply as "MU". "We stand…
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Five Things you need to know about Michigan: Investing in our Future

Making the Mackinac Bridge We shared this on Facebook over the weekend, but this is a really cool video from the History Channel featuring some great old clips of the construction of the Mackinac Bridge in the 1950. Enjoy! Michigan…
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Michigan History: The Birth of the Panty Raid

Here's a little bit of an early #ThrowbackThursday in honor of the University of Michigan's play-in win last night for the NCAA March Madness tourney and their likely selection for the Frozen Four NCAA hockey championship.  Also note that the…