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Cascades at Sparks County Park
Planning a trip to Niagara Falls? Wait! Southern Michigan has its very own waterfalls...

Greenmead Historic Village
Rediscover Michigan's farming roots and life in a small town...

Irish Hills Twin Towers
You won't find any hobbits or wizards in these towers; a rel-life "War of the Towers" led to these two towers atop the highest point in the Irish Hills...

Kalamazoo Valley Museum
Ever wonder where taxis were made? Stop in and discover the story of the world famous Checker Cab Company

Michigan State Capitol
Marvel at one of the nation's best surviving displays of the Victorian painted decorative arts - or at the stairs that R. E. Olds successfully climbed with his Curved Dash auto!

Motown Historical Museum
Visit the birthplace of Detroit Motown Sound!...

Plymouth Historical Museum
Thrill at the sight of a rare and illusive Alter...

St. Joseph Shrine
Is it cement or real wood? You be the judge...

The Wills Sainte Claire Automobile Museum

Turner-Dodge House & Heritage Center
You may not be able to meet Marion and James Turner, but you can feel their smile and maybe catch their pioneering spirit!...

Woldumar Nature Center
Woodland, prairie, river-side and pine forest - Stimulate your senses with 188 acres of natural beauty...

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Story of the Week:

Published: 11.30.2016
Marie Luhring: First female truck designer
By Robert Tate, Automotive Historian and Researcher
Images courtesy of the National Automotive History Collection

Marie Luhring fought through social norms of the early 20th century to carve an historic career in the male-dominated field of industrial and auto design.

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