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Michigan Statehood Day

Date:  January 24, 2015  
Time:  11:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Location: Michigan Historical Museum, 702 W. Kalamazoo St, Lansing, MI
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Statehood Day 2014 will honor the 177th birthday of the Great Lakes State. A territory since 1805, Michigan was admitted to the Union as the twenty-sixth state on January 26, 1837.

Michigan Statehood Day Activities will be held at the Michigan Historical Museum, Lansing on Saturday, January 25, 2013, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

This year, our annual Statehood Day celebration also honors the 70th anniversary World War II's D-Day. Through special activities, kids will learn about the physics of flight (via designing and testing paper airplanes) and the roles and risks of World War II paratroopers.

Learn more about the State of Michigan in the online exhibit Settling a State

View the Constitution of Michigan of 1835 [PDF].

Find facts on Michigan's statehood, population, geography, history, and more by reading Michigan in Brief

Visit Michigan History and Facts pages for: Fast Facts, Famous Michiganians, Michigan Through the Years and much more...

Updated 12/18/2013

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