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Some People Don’t Know That Michigan Was The First To Do These 9 Things

Here in Michigan, we’re pretty proud of our rich legacy in the development of our nation. But there are some things that we were truly leaders in, things that have forever changed the way we function in society.

Here are just a few things that we were first at which made an impact on the country and, really, the world.

Some of these, yes, we are all definitely aware of. Others, especially the inroads that Michigan made in public education, are a pleasant surprise to learn. Tell us – what are some of those little-known things that the state was first at that you’re especially proud of?

Serena Maria Daniels
Serena Maria Daniels is an award-winning freelance journalist in Detroit, by way of Chicago, by way of the West Coast. She writes about Michigan for OIYS. Serena enjoys learning about language and culture and taking road trips with her beagle Ralph.