Michigan was the 26th state to join the union. It became a state on January 26, 1837.
Capital - Lansing
Abbreviation - MI
Nickname - Wolverine State
Motto - "Si quaeris peninsulam amoenam, circum spice" - If you are seeking a amenable peninsula, look around you
Song - Michigan, My Michigan
Bird - Robin
Flower - Apple Blossom
Area - approximately 96,810 square miles
Websites for studying about Michigan
Worksheets and puzzles for kids to learn more about Michigan
Fun Educational Activities
From TeachersFirst. A comprehensive resource on Michigan
Mr. Donn has been online for as long as I can remember and he has one of the largest collections of social studies resources available. This is his collection of Michigan resources.
Information about Michigan. State study guides have been added to the Fast Facts pages
From the Library of Congress. Games and stories of America's past.
Facts & Trivia about Michigan
Unique tourist attractions and landmarks in Michigan
Loads of fun facts, photos, and travel information about Michigan.
Michigan Virtual Field Trips