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Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Seeking Michigan-Happy Birthday today!
The First State Election in Detroit, Michigan 1837. A painting by Thomas Mickell Burnham. Used courtesy of the Detroit Institute of Arts.
The Rough and Rocky Road to Statehood
Bob Garrett, Archives of Michigan
January 25, 2011
January 26 marks Michigan’s 174th birthday as a state. Today, many residents of our country’s fifty states take statehood for granted. For 1830s Michiganians, the road to statehood proved rough and rocky.
Applesauce Inn Bed and Breakfast-Bellaire, MI
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January 26, 2011 at 4:55 PM
Well may i wish Michigan a 174th HAPPY Birthday.
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