If you find yourself in the Motor City for a few hours and want to catch the highlights without blowing a lot of time or money, then this little tour of Detroit will have you feeling like a Motown native in a few hours.
The Huron Milling Co. has dredged a channel from deep water in the harbor the US Coast Guard maintained the station just south of the dock.
We ran across this unique picture postcard of Zingarella on Facebook. Due credit to Barry Holdship, who collects old photographs of the Upper Thumb. Is the Daredevil Zingarella in Coney …
President Nixion visits Bad Axe Michigan to campaign for a special election during April 1974, just days before the Watergate scandal hits his administration.
After the lumber industry collapsed in Michigan during the 1880s. The town of Port Crescent was abandoned and most buildings moved. Sand operations started for glass making.
In the late 1840s, Michigan experienced a craze of building plank roads. Over 200 companies built over 5000 miles of plank roads.
We found the twelve major Great Lakes water diversions that impact lake water levels. The Great Lakes region’s value to the United States and Canadian economies is huge. Ensuring that water levels are constant is critical to the economies of the two countries.
During the early 1990s, the “Fab Five” was considered the greatest University of Michigan basketball team of all time and highly notable in NCAA history.
Many went on to pro careers in the NBA and in Europe.
Henry Ford was instrumental in the development of the charcoal market in the 1920s to market leisure motoring.
A tiny Styrofoam snark sailboat is the genius behind a marketing program for Kool Cigarettes in the 1970s.