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.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

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?