Michigan Fast Facts for Today
- The United States and state of Michigan publicly own more than a third of Michigan's commercial forest land, or approximately 7,000,000 acres of forest. This amount of land, when combined, is larger than the state of Vermont.
- Henry Ford hand built his first car in 1896, while Ransom E. Olds founded the first auto company in Michigan in 1897.
- Pasties are famous in Northern Michigan.
They are a crust filled with meat,onion,
potato,carrot & rutabaga.
- Plums - Michigan produced 1,400 tons of fresh and processed plums in 2011 totaling nearly $1 million. Michigan is the 4th largest producer of plums in the nation.
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