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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.
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.
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.
Mid-winter, the Michigan coyote is looking for love. Those midnight howls are coyote love songs and signal that matting season is here on Valentine’s Day.
Once the female coyotes have selected a mate, the pair can be in a couple for two to three months before mating. Even in locations with high coyote numbers and enough food, the Michigan coyote remains monogamous.
Starting in 1919, Henry Ford’s village industries was an exploration of sites that could be set up for small factories primarily throughout Southeast Michigan
Captain Aaron Peer founded Grindstone City as a company with quarry operations in 1834.
Peer, is one of the earliest settlers of Huron County and holds title to many of the “firsts” in the Upper Thumb.
Turnip Rock has been deemed one of the Amazing Rock Formations in America by CNN. But can you climb Turnip Rock for that amazing photo? We take a look.