One Of The Worst Disasters In U.S. History Happened Right Here In Michigan

Michigan’s history is full of great accomplishments and unique events — but it’s not without its ugly, painful moments. Those familiar with the Great Lakes State’s past have likely read about one of the most disturbing and tragic occurrences ever to happen on Michigan soil. Today, more than 90 years after it happened, the story of the Bath School disaster still haunts Michiganders of all ages.

Warning: this story contains descriptions of graphic violence.

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