Michigan Fast Facts for Today
- Compared to all Americans, Michiganians are more likely to die from heart disease, diabetes, or homicide and less likely to die from cancer, cerebrovascular diseases, a motor-vehicle accident, HIV, or suicide.
- Maple Syrup - Maple sugaring is Michigan?s oldest agricultural activity. In 2011, Michigan produced 123,000 gallons of maple syrup, ranking it 7th nationally. The economic contributions of the pure maple syrup industry to Michigan are nearly $2.5 million annually.
- Thomas Edison, who grew up in Port Huron, Michigan invented the incandescent light bulb in 1879.
- Michigan has one of the world's greatest chemical centers, in Midland.
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