These 14 Michiganders Were Considered Heroes of Their Times

Most of us can agree Michiganders are special. But did you know that several key historical figures called the Mitten State home during key moments in their lives? From Michigan, these folks make indelible marks in American culture. Check them out for yourself.

As you can see, this list was compiled with a list of noted civil rights activists, entertainers, athletes and innovators. Is there anyone you think we should add? Let us know!