Old and Hard to Pronounce

The 3rd oldest remaining settlement in the United States is Sault Ste. Marie. It was founded by Father Jacques Marquette in 1668. Consequently, Sault. Ste. Marie is the oldest city in Michigan.  It is a twin-sister-city to Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada. Ever heard of the Soo Locks? The locks are what allow people to travelContinue reading “Old and Hard to Pronounce”

Random Realness: Wolverines!

It is rumored that Michiganders were first called Wolverines by Ohioans after the 1835 dispute with Michigan over Toledo and access to Lake Erie. Michiganders were described as being vicious and bloodthirsty, fighting like wolverines. University of Michigan students also identify as Wolverines. As for the actual wolverine animal being in Michigan? We don’t reallyContinue reading “Random Realness: Wolverines!”

Continuing the Conversation: How to Survive A Water Crisis

Continuing the Conversation: How to Survive A Water Crisis #drowning #deaths #watercrisis
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