Michigan Fast Facts for Today
- Celery - In 2011, celery generated $12.9 million from 99 million pounds grown in Michigan, ranking it 2nd among the top celery producing states in the country.
- Three great Indian tribes once controlled Michigan: the Potawatomi in southern Michigan, the Ottawa in the upper half of the Lower Peninsula, and the Ojibwa or Chippewa in the Upper Peninsula and part of the Lower Peninsula.
- Michigan was first in the nation in developing roadside parks and picnic tables.
- Mackinac is pronounced: Mackinaw
Anything or anywhere in the Upper Peninsula is spelled Mackinac, Anything or anywhere in the lower Peninsula is spelled Mackinaw.
The Michigan Business Directory is mobile friendly on all devices
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