Truckers don’t always have the time to review their stops in any given state. For this article, I point out eight noteworthy Truck Stops in Michigan located among the most traveled routes in the state.
As temperatures increase and students look forward to the freedom of summer, vacations are on the top of people’s minds. While many families may head…… Read More »Best Michigan Vacation Spots according to Michigan Residents
Mackinac Island is a haven for horse lovers. There are no cars on Mackinac Island, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get around!
Michigan’s Interurban Railways – A Photo Essay Of A Great Transport System That Was Ahead of Its Time
It seems we have rediscovered what electric service can do. Many of our Great-Great Grandparents envisioned and used an advanced transportation system using electric trains. These small city-to-city or city-to-beach routes will mirror the services that autonomous vehicles are anticipated to do.
An authentic Michigan food, the original Cornish beef pasty was brought to the Michigan Upper Peninsula by the English copper miners of the 1840s from… Read More »The Beef Pasty – There is Only 1 True and Genuine Recipe In Michigan
On a September night in 1960 the steamer Lady Elgin and schooner Augusta collided near Winnetka Illinois with such force that they almost split each other openly. Within 20 minutes, Lady Elgin was breaking apart and sinking. The Lady Elgin disaster remains the most significant loss of life on open water in the Great Lakes history.
Alexander Henry was a fur trader, merchant, militia commander, and novelist who lived during the American Revolutionary War. His exploits were legendary during the war between France and England over control of the Great Lakes region.
Once the largest side-wheel steamer on the Great Lakes, The City of Detroit III operated from 1912 until 1950.
On a spring day on May 18, 1927, a defeated school board member set off a chain of explosions in Bath Township, Michigan. The resulting carnage destroyed his farm and destroyed the Bath Consolidated School. The blasts killed 38 elementary school children and six adults and injured at least 58 others. This domestic terror incident remains the top school massacre in United States history and is ranked 11th deadliest in the world.
An MSU professor wrote a book entitled Where the Boys Are. The subsequent movie made the yearly college Spring Break a cultural phenomenon for over 50 years.