Michigan Fast Facts for Today
- Michigan has the longest shoreline of any state besides Alaska 3,200 miles, and another 900 miles if islands are included.
- The Great Lakes account for one-fifth of the world's surface freshwater supply.
- Bedding Plants - Michigan ranks 3rd in the nation in the value of wholesale sales of floriculture products in 2010, behind California and Florida. Reports from Michigan's 625 commercial growers showed an estimated wholesale value of $402.7 million for all surveyed floriculture crops.
- 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.
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