Michigan and Motor City Pizza

Welcome to Michigan Day! Did you know that while Europeans began to explore Michigan as early as 1620, people have been living in the area since 11,000 BCE? France was the first foreigner government to claim Michigan. It was a part of Canada, known as New France. When New France was defeated in the French Indian Wars, it ceded the region to Britain in 1763.

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Michigan’s Walk to Freedom

Hello Monday! It’s the 3rd Monday in January, and here in America we honor a great man, Martin Luther King Jr. It’s also the 18th of January – National Michigan Day. There had to be a way to bring these two National Days together. And lucky for me, there is.

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Rosie the Riveter and Car Hops

As part of National Michigan Day, I was going to write about the most recognized image of a woman in modern times – Rosie the Riveter. The poster image was part of a campaign aimed at boosting morale among company workers at Westinghouse Electric Corporation. (I didn’t know that).

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