Michigan Fast Facts for Today
- The symbols of the state seal are placed on a field of blue. The flag was adopted in 1911. The state seal consists of a man in a field and the sun rising over water in a shield supported by an elk and a moose. This symbolizes the state's wealth, resources, and people. The eagle above the shield represents the state as protector of its wealth, resources and people.
- Thomas Edison, who grew up in Port Huron, Michigan invented the incandescent light bulb in 1879.
- Mead – Honey wine. Michigan currently has about a half dozen producers throughout both the Upper and Lower Peninsulas.
- Michigan has one of the world's greatest chemical centers, in Midland.
The Michigan Business Directory is mobile friendly on all devices
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