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The Top 8 Cool And Unusual Things To Do In Michigan

There's actually 119 according to Atlas Obscura. Imagine how long this blog would be if I had done all 119! lol So I went with the top 8 instead.

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There Might Be a Graham Cracker Shortage in Southwest Michigan – What Could Be S’more Dreadful?

I work at a store that normally sells box after box of Graham crackers. So imagine my surprise in not finding any of the delicious cracker treat. Come to find out yesterday that we had sold out.

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This Southern Michigan House Inspired the Book and Movie ‘The House with a Clock in Its Walls’

The House with a Clock in Its Walls is a beloved children's novel and soon to be movie with Jack Black and it all started with this home in Marshall, Michigan.

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5 Things Everyone From Marshall Knows

Marshall is a small Michigan town rich in history.  They have a population of just over 7,000 residents and have 5 things that are SO MARSHALL!

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Legendary Copper Bar in Marshall is For Sale

The Copper Bar in Marshall, aptly named for its copper-top bar is for sale. The bar, which is on the ground floor of the building at 133 W. Michigan Avenue is listed for sale at $275,000.

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Calhoun County Fairgrounds To Feature The Merry Mile

It's that time of the year time for holiday lights.  The Calhoun County Fairgrounds this year is presenting their own light display with the Merry Mile.

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Did You Know? NFL Coach Adam Gase Is From Marshall

So I'm watching the NFL preseason game on TV Thursday night, and they're showing a graphic about the new Miami Dolphins coach. Adam Gase, and it says he's from Marshall. I didn't know that.

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1893 Power Plant on Marshall Historic Home Tour

Chances are you didn't even know that Marshall has a power plant on the Kalamazoo River that has been generating electricity for almost 125 years...

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Enbridge Agrees To Pay $177 Million To Settle Oil Spills

Enbridge Energy has agreed to pay $177 million as part of a consent decree with the U.S. Government, mostly for the 2010 oil spill in Marshall.

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Looking For Something To Do This Weekend? Check Out The Honolulu Museum in…Marshall

I don't really know that much about Marshall, just the place downtown for chili dogs, the restaurant downtown and it's the county seat. Today I learned there's a Honolulu Museum, too.

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