Michigan's Capital
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Scook
N 42° 47.858 W 084° 42.886
16T E 686879 N 4740875
Quick Description: Michigan's Capital Michigan Histirical Site Registered Site no. 268
Location: Michigan, United States
Date Posted: 4/14/2006 8:49:33 PM
Waymark Code: WMAF5
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member "Paws"itraction
Views: 30

Long Description:
"Ahead lies Lansing, capital of Michigan. In 1835, when the state was organized, Detroit was the capital, as it had been when Michigan was a territory. The capital, after much debate was moved to its present, more centrally located site in 1847. The city of Lansing did not exist at that time, and the first capitol, completed by 1848, was built in a wilderness. Today, Lansing is the center for state government and for major industries. Michigan State University is in East Lansing."

Located in the I96 eastbound Rest Area past Eagle, MI
The Geocache "Take A Break", waypoint GCN44A, is also nearby,
Parking nearby?: no

Registered Site #: 268

Historical Date: Not listed

Historical Name: Not listed

D/T ratings: Not listed

website: Not listed

Description: Not listed

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