Monthly Archive: November 2014

Flint Michigan Works Cited

“Flint, Michigan Auto Industry.” Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 21 Nov. 2014. Web. 24 Nov. 2014. Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, n.d. Web. 24 Nov. 2014. “Flint Sit-Down Strike.” Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 24 Nov. 2014. Web. 24 Nov. 2014. “Crim Festival of Races.” Wikipedia…. (READ MORE)

Quick Facts

Workers in Building 35 built the first Corvette prototype, around 1953 A freighter named after the city, the SS City of Flint was the first US ship to be captured during the Second World War in October, 1939. The vessel… (READ MORE)

History

Founded as a village by fur trader Jacob Smith in 1819, Flint became a major lumbering area on the historic Saginaw Trail during the 19th century. Smith with local Ojibwa tribes and the territorial government, along with his wife; who… (READ MORE)

Naming Saline

Before any white man settled in what is now known as saline the town was settled by Native Americans. Using different trails to get here or even canoeing Lake Erie, they knew this land was rich in wildlife and in… (READ MORE)