Michigan: The Wolverine State
Map of U.S. showing location of Michigan


CAPITAL: Lansing

STATEHOOD: 1837; 26th state

ATTRACTIONS: Henry Ford Museum, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

FUN FACT: Michigan is also known as the Great Lake State, because it's surrounded by the country’s four largest lakes: Superior, Huron, Michigan, and Erie.

Michigan state flag
State Flower: apple blossom; State Bird: robin; State Animal: deer; State Quarter

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Photo credits: Paul Reeves, Dreamstime (robin); hadynyah, iStockphoto (apple blossom); Gaussian_Blur, iStockphoto (quarter); Americanspirit, Dreamstime (flag); Jeffrey Palm, Dreamstime (deer)


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