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1798 : First Election Held in What Would Later Become the State of Michigan
1798 : First Election Held in What Would Later Become the State of Michigan
Dec 17 all-day
On December 17, 1798 the first American election was held in the Northwest Territory. Wayne County included all of Michigan. Solomon Sibley won but opponents charged that his friends supplied liquor to those who voted … Continue reading "1798 : First Election Held in What Would Later Become the State of Michigan"
1798 : Solomon Sibley Elected to Nortwest Territory General Assembly
1798 : Solomon Sibley Elected to Nortwest Territory General Assembly
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1798 : Solomon Sibley Elected to Nortwest Territory General Assembly
On December 17, 1798, Solomon Sibley was elected the Detroit delegate to the Northwest Territory General Assembly. Sibley was very active in the Territorial Government and was instrumental in introducing and passing legislation which incorporated … Continue reading "1798 : Solomon Sibley Elected to Nortwest Territory General Assembly"
1908 : The Nation’s First Factory Built, Motorized Fire Engine Goes Into Service in Lansing
1908 : The Nation’s First Factory Built, Motorized Fire Engine Goes Into Service in Lansing
Dec 17 all-day
1908 : The Nation's First Factory Built, Motorized Fire Engine Goes Into Service in Lansing
Lansing, Michigan leads the way by putting the first factory built, motorized fire engine into service on on December 17, 1908.  By 1910 motorized fire engines were being produced by all the major manufacturers. Here’s … Continue reading "1908 : The Nation’s First Factory Built, Motorized Fire Engine Goes Into Service in Lansing"
2018 : McLaren Greater Lansing Hospital Groundbreaking Ceremony Held
2018 : McLaren Greater Lansing Hospital Groundbreaking Ceremony Held
Dec 17 all-day
2018 : McLaren Greater Lansing Hospital Groundbreaking Ceremony Held
McLaren Greater Lansing held a groundbreaking ceremony Monday for its new hospital. They say it’s going to improve Mid-Michigan’s health care and economy. A bare field sits in the back of Michigan State University’s corporate … Continue reading "2018 : McLaren Greater Lansing Hospital Groundbreaking Ceremony Held"
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