Pure Michigan Travel http://www.michigan.org/Default.aspx
Here is the official state travel website for Michigan.
MI Kids! http://www.michigan.gov/kids
This official state web site all about Michigan was designed just for kids!
Other State Links
50states.com: Michigan http://www.50states.com/michigan.htm
The site provides a wealth of information about Michigan. It includes everything from the highest point to county profile to climate.
Things To Do in Michigan http://www.thingstodo.com/states/MI/index.htm
ThingsToDo.com is an online guide to information about Michigan's entertainment, recreation, and travel, and includes the state's interesting facts, famous people, and special events.
Roadside America: Michigan Attractions http://www.roadsideamerica.com/map/mi.html
Roadside America describes itself as an online guide to offbeat attractions. This site offers reviews of "weird sites along the highway" in Michigan.
Virtual Michigan http://www.virtualmichigan.com/
Provides a comprehensive listing of Michigan resources: cities, education, government, entertainment, sports & recreation, travel and more.
FedStats: MapStat: United States: Michigan http://www.fedstats.gov/qf/states/26000.html
Fast access to statistics from more than 100 federal agencies on "economic and population trends, crime, education, health care, aviation safety, energy use, farm production and more" in Michigan.
The Michigan state fishes are the Trout and Brook trout, state gem is the Isle Royal Greenstone, state stone is the Petoskey Stone, and the state tree is the White pine.
The Mackinac Bridge, which connects the Upper and Lower Peninsulas of Michigan, is one of the world's longest suspension bridges.
Michigan leads the nation in the production of motor vehicles and motor vehicle parts.
Michigan produces large amounts of iron, copper, iodine, gypsum, bromine, salt, lime, gravel, and cement. Michigan is famous for its cherry and apple production, but Michigan farmers also produce beans, pears, grapes, potatoes, and sugar beets.
Some Famous People from this State
Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac (1658 - 1730), French colonial administrator, founder of Detroit (1701).
Lewis Cass (1782 - 1866), Michigan territorial governor (1813 - 1831), U. S. senator from Michigan (1845 - 1857), U. S. cabinet officer, and Democratic candidate (1848) for the U. S . presidency.
Walter P. Chrysler (1875 - 1940), industrialist who established the Chrysler Corporation.
Ty Cobb (1886 - 1961), baseball star, played 22 seasons (1905 - 1926) for the Detroit Tigers.
George A. Custer (1839 - 1876), commander of Michigan's cavalry brigade in the Civil War, later killed in the Battle of the Little Bighorn.
Henry Ford (1863 - 1947), industrialist, revolutionized the automobile industry.
Joe Louis (1914 - 1981), world heavyweight boxing champion (1937 - 1949).
Walter Reuther (1907 - 1970), labor leader, president of the United Automobile Workers (1946 - 1970).