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Michigan “Must-See”   ここは絶対に見るべき!!   ミシガン州
簡単な紹介  

Michigan Map +       ミシガン州の地図等
 
 

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Fayette Historic Townsite, Garden

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Frankenmuth --- Best-known attraction: Bronner’s Christmas Wonderland

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Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village, Dearborn (Lake Erie)
v Henry Ford (1908,
Model T & 1913, Conveyor-belt assembly line)

Hiawatha National Forest, Escanaba

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Isle Royale National Park, Houghton
  Isle Royale 国立公園
5148 140223  Editorial: Winter may rescue the wolves of Isle Royale  (Chicago Tribune, 02/24/2014)
Isle Royale National Park, Houghton, Michigan  
Isle Royale National Park - YouTube
The Wolves and Moose of Isle Royale - YouTube
Isle Royale - YouTube
Wolf photo page  Wildlife Science Center, MN

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Mackinac Island (Lake Huron)

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late June - early July
National Cherry Festival, Traverse City, Michigan (MI) < http://www.cherryfestival.org/ > 全米さくらんぼフェステイバル:北州の一つ、ミシガン州は、予想外に、フルーツの産地、特に、さくらんぼは、有名 
7199 140917  ‘Four Seasons of Travel’: Best places to experience the seasons  SFGate, Laurie I, 10/08/????: FALL | Adirondack Park’s High Peaks region, New York; FALL | Acadia National Park, Maine;  WINTER | Lapland, Sweden; SPRING | Nashville, Tennessee; SPRING | Kiev, Ukraine; SPRING | Craters of the Moon, Idaho; SUMMER | Traverse City, Michigan; SUMMER | Alaska - Bears; SUMMER | Upper Sardine Lake, Tahoe National Forest, California
Honky-tonk - Wikipedia  |  Broadway (Nashville, Tennessee) - Wikipedia   includes Lower Broadway   
States & D.C.
Four Seasons of Travel - National Geographic Store



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Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, Munising (Lake Superior)

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Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Glen Arbor, Glen Haven, Empire (Lake Michigan)

Specials
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Michigan has four of the Great lakes, Lake Superior, Lake Michigan, Lake Huron, and Lake Erie.
ミシガン州には、五大湖の四つの湖、スペリオル湖、ミシガン湖、ヒューロン湖、エリー湖があります。

* Cereals: Dr. John  Kellogg, Battle Creek シリアルが誕生した所

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Holland, Michigan: Dutch-originated delftware pottery

* National Morel Mushroom Festival, Boyne City  every May, prized morel mushroom Hunting 
morel
キノコ狩りフェスティバル 
日本語
our Morel photo page

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Tahquamenon Falls State Park, Upper Peninsula (48 feet high and 200 feet wide --- largest falls)

4719 140113  North American International Auto Show (NAIAS, Detroit, Michigan, Jan. 13-26, 2014  Detroit Auto Show
What to Expect From This Year's Detroit Auto Show - ABC News  (ABC News, AP, 01/12/2014)
Detroit Auto Show 2014 - YouTube


12742 170516  Mary Wells gives Motown Records its first #1 hit with “My Guy” - May 16, 1964 - HISTORY.com
Mary Wells - My Guy - YouTube
Sister Act- My God (My Guy) - YouTube

Motown - Wikipedia  Detroit, Michigan
Music



Michigan | Detroit | Grand Rapids | Warren | Sterling Heights | Lansing (Capital) | Flint | Ann Arbor | Clinton | Livonia | Dearborn
Largest Cities in Michigan

Tourism

Top 25 Michigan Attractions | Top Rated Michigan Tourist Attractions

More Events
for example, check out
this site
The ArtPrize (2nd annual event?) winners are chosen by the public. Grand Rapids, Michigan, 100922-101010 For more info (English/Japanese)

ミシガン州の旅行ガイド"


born February 11, 1847     Thomas Edison   
Thomas Edison Biography - Facts, Birthday, Life Story - Biography.com

Thomas Edison - Wikipedia  Thomas Alva Edison, February 11, 1847 – October 18, 1931, an American inventor and businessman, who has been described as America's greatest inventor. He developed many devices that greatly influenced life around the world, including the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and the long-lasting, practical electric light bulb. Dubbed "The Wizard of Menlo Park", he was one of the first inventors to apply the principles of mass production and large-scale teamwork to the process of invention, and because of that, he is often credited with the creation of the first industrial research laboratory.
Great Innovators: Thomas Edison and the Light Bulb, by StoryBots - YouTube
AC vs DC - YouTube

Ohio  |  Michigan  |  New Jersey


11034 160321    March 21, 1869    Happy birthday Albert Kahn!          
Biography.com  Albert Kahn

Albert Kahn - YouTube

Michigan Alumni: Iconic Kahn - YouTube
Albert Kahn (architect) - Wikipedia
  March 21, 1869 – December 8, 1942, the foremost American industrial architect of his day. He is sometimes called the architect of Detroit....
List of architects - Wikipedia

10 Most Famous Architects of All Times  theMost10
Michigan  |  Buildings

13375 171008  Fire rips through Chicago - Oct 08, 1871 - HISTORY.com 
Massive fire burns in Wisconsin - Oct 07, 1871 - HISTORY.com
Wisconsin's Peshtigo Fire - YouTube
Great Michigan Fire - Wikipedia
Chicago, Illinois  |  Wisconsin  |  Michigan

Edna Ferber, author of Show Boat, is born - Aug 15, 1887 - HISTORY.com
Show Boat (1951) - IMDb
Show Boat (1951) - Trailer - YouTube
Show Boat - 1936 - YouTube
Paul Robeson - Ol' Man River (Showboat - 1936) J.Kern O. Hammerstein II - YouTube
Giant (1956) - IMDb
Giant (1956) Official Trailer - Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson Movie HD - YouTube
Edna Ferber - Wikipedia 
August 15, 1885 – April 16, 1968, an American novelist, short story writer and playwright. Her novels were especially popular and included the Pulitzer Prize-winning So Big (1924), Show Boat (1926; made into the celebrated 1927 musical), Cimarron (1929; made into the 1931 film which won the Academy Award for Best Picture), Giant (1952; made into the 1956 Hollywood movie) and Ice Palace (1958) filmed in 1960
Michigan, Illinois, Iowa, and Wisconsin

Musical

 
born July 14, 1913    Gerald Ford    #38
Biography.com  Gerald Ford
Gerald R. Ford | whitehouse.gov
38 Gerald Ford - YouTube
Ford Pardons Nixon - September 8, 1974 - YouTube
Gerald Ford - Wikipedia 
Gerald Rudolph Ford Jr. - born Leslie Lynch King Jr., July 14, 1913 – December 26, 2006, an American politician who served as the 38th President of the United States from 1974 to 1977. Prior to this he was the 40th Vice President of the United States, serving from 1973 until President Richard Nixon's resignation in 1974. ...
Gerald R Ford Presidential Library & Museum  Michigan
Yes Mr.Ford - YouTube  The Simpsons Meet President Ford
Future President Gerald R. Ford is born - Jul 14, 1913 - HISTORY.com
Nebraska  |  Michigan
Presidents:    Gerald R. Ford    #38

born October 11, 1925    Elmore Leonard    
Elmore Leonard is born - Oct 11, 1925 - HISTORY.com
Elmore Leonard - Author - Biography.com
New Orleans, Louisiana  |  Detroit, Michigan 


Detroit-Windsor Tunnel opens to traffic - Nov 03, 1930 - HISTORY.com
Michigan  |  Canada

born February 11, 1936    Burt Reynolds
Burt Reynolds - IMDb
Smokey and the Bandit - Eastbound and Down - YouTube
Deliverance (1972) - IMDb
R.I.P.    Burt Reynolds    September 6, 2018
Actor Burt Reynolds has died at 82 - YouTube  CNN
Burt Reynolds Dead: 'Deliverance,' 'Boogie Nights' Star Was 82 | Hollywood Reporter  - 
"I always wanted to experience everything and go down swinging," he wrote in the final paragraph of his memoir. "Well, so far, so good. I know I'm old, but I feel young. And there's one thing they can never take away: Nobody had more fun than I did."
Burt Reynolds - Wikipedia
 February 11, 1936 – September 6, 2018, an American actor, director and producer.
Michigan  |  Missouri  |  Florida

born March 25, 1942    Aretha Franklin
Aretha Franklin  Biography.com
Aretha Franklin Celebrates Six Decades as the Queen of Soul - Billboard
Aretha Franklin Live Watch 10 Must-See Performances - Billboard
Aretha Franklin - Wikipedi 
March 25, 1942 – August 16, 2018, an American singer and musician. ... Following her signing to Atlantic Records in 1967, Franklin achieved commercial acclaim and success with songs such as "Respect", "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman" and "Think". These hits and more helped her to gain the title The Queen of Soul by the end of the 1960s decade. ...
Soul music - Wikipedia
Music
  
Tennessee, New York, and Michigan

born
February 18, 1950    John Hughes
“Breakfast Club” director John Hughes dies - Aug 06, 2009 - HISTORY.com
John Hughes (filmmaker) - Wikipedia  February 18, 1950 – August 6, 2009, an American film director, producer, and screenwriter. He directed and/or scripted some of the most successful comedy films of the 1980s and early 1990s including the comedy National Lampoon's Vacation (1983), the coming-of-age comedy Sixteen Candles (1984), the teen sci-fi comedy Weird Science (1985), the coming-of-age comedy-drama The Breakfast Club (1985), the coming-of-age comedy Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986), the romantic comedy-drama Pretty in Pink (1986), the romance Some Kind of Wonderful (1987), the comedies Planes, Trains and Automobiles (1987) and Uncle Buck (1989), the Christmas family comedy Home Alone (1990) and its sequel, Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992).
John Hughes - IMDb

Michigan  |  Illinois

born May 13, 1950    Stevie Wonder
Stevie Wonder - I Just Called To Say I Love You - YouTube
Stevie Wonder Superstition - YouTube
Stevie Wonder - Isn't She Lovely - YouTube
Stevie Wonder comes of age - May 13, 1971 - HISTORY.com
Stevie Wonder - Wikipedia  Stevland Hardaway Morris, Judkins; born May 13, 1950, known by his stage name Stevie Wonder, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and multi-instrumentalist. A child prodigy, he is considered to be one of the most critically and commercially successful musical performers of the late 20th century.
Michigan
Music


1967 Detroit Riots - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com
Detroit 1967: When a city went up in flames - YouTube
Summer of '67 - how Detroit changed forever in 5 days - YouTube
1967 Newark riots - Wikipedia 
July 23, 1967 – July 27, 1967
Detroit, Michigan
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1967 Newark riots - Wikipedia  July 12–17, 1967
Riots in Newark New Jersey 1967 - YouTube
50th anniversary of the Newark riots - YouTube  2017
Newark, New Jersey


The Temptations earn their final #1 hit with “Papa Was A Rolling Stone” - Dec 02, 1972 - HISTORY.com
The Temptations 1998 Papa Was A Rolling Stone Audio HQ) - YouTube
The Temptations - Topic - YouTube
The Temptations - Wikipedia  Detroit, Michigan
Motown - Wikipedia  Detroit, Michigan

Music

Cargo ship suddenly sinks in Lake Superior - HISTORY  Nov. 10, 1975, with 26,000 tons of ore
Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald, photos of the Great Lakes' most famous ship - MLive.com  Nov. 10, 2018
The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald - Gordon Lightfoot (HD w- Lyrics) - YouTube
SS Edmund Fitzgerald - Wikipedia
Largest shipwrecks on the Great Lakes - Wikipedia
Lake Superior & Duluth  |  from Superior, Wisconsin  to Detroit, Michigan



7896 141201  America’s Most and Least Attractive People - Travel + Leisure  Katrina Brown Hunt, November 2014   
Most Attractive:  No. 1  Miami, Florida, No. 2  San Diego, California, No. 3  Charleston, South Carolina, No. 4  Los Angels, California, No. 5  Providence, Rhode Island, No. 6  Minneapolis / St. Paul, Minnesota, No. 7  Nashville, Tennessee, No. 8  Atlanta, Georgia, No. 9  Honolulu, Hawaii, No. 10  Tampa, Florida
Least AttractiveNo. 1  Detroit, Michigan, No. 2  (tie)  Memphis, Tennessee, No. 2  (tie)  Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, No. 4  Baltimore, Maryland, No. 5  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, No. 6  Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, No. 7  Cleveland, Ohio, No. 8  Orlando, Florida, No. 9  Louisville, Kentucky, No. 10  Portland, Maine  
America, States & D.C.

7944 141208  America's least educated cities, 2014 - Yahoo Homes  Thomas C. Frohlich, 24/7 Wall St., 12/08/2014    1. Lake Havasu City-Kingman, Arizona, 2. Dalton, Georgia, 3. El Centro, California, 4. Farmington, New Mexico, 5. Hanford-Corcoran, California
America's most educated cities, 2014 - Yahoo Homes  Thomas C. Frohlich, 24/7 Wall St., 11/26/2014   1. Boulder, Colo., 2. Ann Arbor, Mich., 3. Corvallis, Ore., 4. Ithaca, N.Y., 5. Lawrence, Kan., 6. Iowa City, Iowa, 7. Ames, Iowa, 8. San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, Calif., 9. Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Conn., 10. Durham-Chapel Hill, N.C.
America, States & D.C.

4409 131218  "Detroit bankruptcy"  Christie's values Detroit art at up to $867 million   (Chicago Tribune, Reuters, 12/18/2013)

8726 150312  Tempted by Detroit's $500 properties? 5 things to know  MSN, AP, 03/12/2015
Houses  |  Michigan  | 
America

7695 141112  America's most dangerous cities, 2014 - Yahoo Homes  Thomas C. Frohlich, Alexander Kent and Alexander E.M. Hess, 24/7 WallSt, 11/12/12014
America's Most Dangerous Cities 2014 Edition  Huffington Post, Simon McCormack, 11/11/2014
Crime in America 2015: Top 10 Most Dangerous Cities Over 200,000
  Law Street, Kevin Rizzo, 11/10/2014    1. Detroit, Michigan, 2. Oakland, California, 3. Memphis, Tennessee, 4. St. Louis, Missouri, 5. Cleveland, Ohio, 6. Baltimore, Maryland, 7. Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 8. Birmingham, Alabama, 9. Newark, New Jersey, 10. Kansas City, Missouri
Crime in America 2015: Top 10 Most Dangerous Cities Under 200,000  Law Street, Kevin Rizzo, 11/10/2014     1. Little Rock, Arkansas, 2. Rockford, Illinois, 3. New Haven, Connecticut, 4. Hartford, Connecticut, 5. Springfield, Missouri, 6. Springfield, Massachusetts, 7. Paterson, New Jersey, 8. Lansing, Michigan, 9. Beaumont, Texas, 10. Richmond, California   
Crime in America 2015: Top 10 Safest Cities over 200,000  Law Street, Kevin Rizzo, 11/10/2014     1. Irvine, California, 2. Gilbert, Arizona, 3. Fremont, California, 4. Santa Clarita, California, 5. Henderson, Nevada, 6. Plano, Texas, 7. Scottsdale, Arizona, 8. Virginia Beach, Virginia, 9. Garland, Texas, 10. Chandler, Arizona
Crime in America 2015  Law Street
Uniform Crime Reports - Wikipedia
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) - Wikipedia
Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) - Wikipedia
Intelligence agency  Wikipedia
List of intelligence agencies  Wikipedia
Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)  Wikipedia
National_Security_Agency (NSA)  Wikipedia
America, States & D.C.


References
*  Inge N. Dobelis (Project Editor): America: land of Beauty and Splendor (New York/Montreal: Reader’s Digest, 1992)
+  Laura Sutherland with Family Travel Forum: Amazing Places to Take Your Kids(Illinois: Publications International, Ltd., 2008)  
v  Alma E. Guinness (Project Editor) et al: America A to Z (New York, USA: The Reader's Digest Association, 1997)  
x “Our National Parks  -  Celebrating America’s Nature Splendor”, Life 9 (2009) No. 7 August 21


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