America, The Land of Stars and Stripes
Welcome to Michigan!
Nicknames: Great Lakes State, Water Wonderland
State Motto: If you seek a Pleasant Peninsula, look about you
State Flower: Apple Blossom
State Tree: White pine
State Bird: Robin
State Fish: Brook trout
State Song: "Michigan, My Michigan"
Statehood: Michigan became the 26th state on Janurary 26, 1837
Area: 58,527 square miles: the 23rd largest state
Neighbors: Canada, Wisconsin, Indiana, Ohio and Lakes Michigan, Huron, Superior and Erie