Michigan Fast Facts for Today
- Archaeologists have discovered skeletons of whales that once inhabited the prehistoric lakes of lower Michigan before the glacial movements.
- Michigan has more than 120,000 miles of public roads and streets as of 2002. This is a distance of well over four times around the earth at the equator.
- 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 ranks 4th nationally for the number of Farmers Markets, with more than 300. Michiganís total farmers markets grew 60% between 2009 and 2010.
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