History Has Forgotten This Bizarre Michigan Event From 90 Years Ago

You don’t have to be a magic expert to know the name Harry Houdini. This legendary illusionist and actor was a visionary in his day and remains an icon in the world of magicians. What you might not know, however, is that Houdini’s legacy maintains a dark and strange connection to our beloved Great Lakes State — and you’ll wonder why you hadn’t heard this story before.

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What are some other bizarre, spooky, or otherwise unique historical events from Michigan’s past that textbooks seem to have forgotten? We’d love to hear your stories in the comment section.