Author: The Editors

Sanders Chocolates

Detroiters smile at the mere mention of the word Sanders Chocolates. The first Sanders Chocolate store was opened by Fred Sanders on June 17, 1875. Eventually, there were more than 57 stores throughout the Great Lakes Region alone, selling their trademark recipes of candy, fudge toppings, and baked goods, as well as light lunches and […]

Your map of Michigan – Circa 1718

In our era of satellite photos and GPS units, we often take for granted the challenging work of the cartographer who was tasked with figuring out the length and width of two unknown land masses. The following is what was considered the are known as Michigan, as highlighted in Guillaume de L’Isle’s 1718 map. Doesn’t […]

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