PORT HURON, MICH. - JULY 13: The sailboat Stella Maris of Detroit crosses the starting line of the 250 mile Port Huron-to-Mackinac Island Sailboat Race July 13, 2002 in Port Huron, Michigan. About 250 sailboats in 18 classes are competing in the 78th annual event, following two courses from Port Huron to Mackinac Island on Lake Huron. (Photo by John F. Martin/Getty Images)

Happy birthday, Michigan!

Today (Jan. 26) marks Michigan’s 184th birthday.

Did you know Michigan’s flower is the Apple Blossom? How about that the official Michigan bird is the Robin? Here are some more fun facts, followed by a gallery of a few of our favorites spots!

Michigan’s State Symbols (via the State of Michigan):

Flower: Apple Blossom

Bird: Robin

Tree: White Pine

Stone: Petoskey Stone

Gem: Chlorastrolite

Fish: Brook Trout

Soil: Kalkaska Soil Series

Reptile: Painted Turtle

Game Mammal: White-tailed Deer

Wildflower: Dwarf Lake Iris

Fossil: Mastodon

Clean Water Symbol: American Lotus Blossom

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