It’s true…..big things can come in small packages.

“Small packages” this time around is a metaphor for Michigan towns & villages. Some pretty culture-altering things and people have stemmed from many of our seldom-heard, rarely-visited towns.

Here are just ten of many, many Michigan small towns that have something of a “big” nature…..

These are only ten of the seemingly infinite number of small Michigan towns that have something “big” about them.

There are plenty more, and you may be amazed at the things you’ll discover about our state when you do a little research!


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