Family and Cosmetic Dentist - Livonia
31574 Schoolcraft Road
Livonia, MI 48150
Good morning! I thought I would change things up a bit today and blog about Michigan instead of dentistry. You’ll notice this first fact is inspired by the heat wave we’re going through, enjoy!
The Highest recorded temperature was 112F and the lowest -51F.
Windsor, Ontario is south of Detroit, Michigan and is separated by the Detroit River. Windsor marks the only border crossing where entering the mainland United States from Canada involves travelling north.
The Detroit-Windsor international border is the busiest border between the United States and Canada.
Michigan has a little less than 150 lighthouses, the most of any U.S. state. The first lighthouses in Michigan were built between 1818 and 1822.
The first soda pop made in the U.S., Vernor's ginger ale, was created by accident in 1866 in Detroit.
Faygo was founded in Detroit on November 4, 1907.
Michigan has the most registered boats (over 1 million) of any state in the Union.
The Great Lakes account for one-fifth of the world's surface freshwater supply.
Michigan has the largest State Forest system in the nation.
Michigan forestland covers more than 52 percent of the state at 18.5 million acres.
Because of their high concentration of confectionery shops, Northern Michigan residents often refer to tourists as "Fudgies".
Michigan is the largest producers of cherries of all the states.
This information was found at: http://www.michiganlookup.com/michigan/facts.php