Michigan Fast Facts for Today
- Detroit is farther from Houghton, Michigan, by air miles (425) than it is from Washington, D.C. (391).
- Kalamazoo is the birthplace of celery. Commercial celery was grown for the first time in Kalamazoo.
- State Motto: Si quaeris peninsulam amoenam circumspice (If you seek a pleasant peninsula, look around you)
- Michigan is among the nation's three leading producers of commercial apples.
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