Tag: Michigan

  • The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald

    On this date in 1975, the freighter Edmund Fitzgerald sank in Lake Superior. Here are some things you may not have known about the ship and its sinking. When it was launched, the Edmund Fitzgerald was the largest ship on the Great Lakes. It was built to the maximum size for the St. Lawrence Seaway: […]

  • Toledo War: The Almost Bloodless Battle Between Michigan and Ohio

    On this date in 1836, the Toledo War, a battle between the state of Ohio and the territory of Michigan, ended. Here are some facts about the largely bloodless battle. Ohio and Michigan were once part of the Northwest Territory of the United States. When the borders of the territory were created, it was determined […]