Michigan Fast Facts for Today
- Detroit is farther from Houghton, Michigan, by air miles (425) than it is from Washington, D.C. (391).
- The Ambassador Bridge was named by Joseph Bower, the person credited with making the bridge a reality, who thought the name Detroit-Windsor International Bridge as too long and lacked emotional appeal. Bower wanted to symbolize the visible expression of friendship of two peoples with like ideas and ideals.
- Distilled Spirits - Michigan’s craft distilling industry is growing at a rapid pace – ranking #4 in the nation in terms of overall number of distilleries (behind California, Oregon and Washington).
- Eastern white pine is Michigan's State Tree
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