Michigan State Flags & Banners available in all sizes in nylon and polyester.
Michigan joined the United States union in 1837 as the 26th state. Michigan is the only state that consists of two peninsulas, and has the most lighthouses of any state. The Mackinac Bridge is one of the longest suspension bridges in the world, connecting the upper and lower peninsulas of Michigan. Michigan also goes by the nicknames: Wolverine State, Great Lakes State, Mitten State, Water-Winter Wonderland.
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Information and history of the state of Michigan
The first European, Étienne Brulé of France, arrived in 1618, and the first permanent settlement was established in 1668.France was ousted from the territory by Great Britain in 1763, following the French and Indian Wars.
After the Revolutionary War, the U.S. acquired most of the region.
Michigan was admitted into the Union on January 26, 1837, as the 26th state.
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