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A jack-of-all-trades who helped Michigan become a state is getting a historical marker in the U.P.

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You may never have heard of Douglass Houghton, but the historical figure is getting a much deserved historical marker in the U.P.

Houghton was Michigan’s first geologist. He helped Michigan become a state. Continue reading