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The Wolverine State

Wolverine State

Great Lake State

Name: great water (Chippewa)

Distinction: Michigan is the largest producer of automobiles in the United States.
Geographic Oddity: Michigan consists of two non-contiguous peninsulas.

Famous Native: Henry Ford ~ mass production pioneer
Famous Small Town: Mackinaw City [pop.<1K] ~ last stop before the Mackinac Bridge

Notable Landmarks:
  Natural = Grand Portal Point
  Man-Made = Mackinac Bridge

Favorite City Name: Menominee

Something you might hear a Wolverine say: "He's from the middle of the mitten."

Little Known Factoid: One often-used demonym . . .

If I could live anywhere in Michigan, it would be in Paradise, by Tahquamenon Falls State Park on Whitefish Bay, because no matter what happened after I died I could still say I lived in Paradise.