Michigan Fast Facts for Today
- Detroit is farther from Houghton, Michigan, by air miles (425) than it is from Washington, D.C. (391).
- Michigan has the world's largest limestone quarry, in Rogers City.
- 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.
- Michigan has one of the world's greatest chemical centers, in Midland.
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