On the way to Lansing!! • On the Motor Coach with our driver Ocie.
On the way to Lansing!! • Smiling happy faces!
On the way to Lansing!! • Looks like he got it! Way to go! • Samantha and Vanessa teaching Mr. Krall how to finger weave!
The Hall of Justice • Stepping toward Justice: Sitting on the steps of the Hall of Justice.
Hall of Justice • Listening to our wonderful docent, Ms. Denise teach us about the symbolism of our State flag.
Hall of Justice • Michigan's state flag was first unfurled at the laying of the corner stone at the monument of the Solders' National Cemetery at Gettysburg on the Fourth of July, 1865. • The state flag-Michigan's third since becoming a state in 1837-features the coat of arms showing an eagle holding an olive branch and arrows. An elk and a moose support a shield displaying a man standing on a grassy peninsula. • The following mottos appear on the coat of arms: E Pluribus Unum (From Many, One), Tuebor (I Will Defend) and Si Quaeris Peninsulam Amoenam Circumspice (If you Seek a Pleasant Peninsula, Look About You). The State of Michigan Seal
Hall of Justice • Statue of Lady Liberty in the Hall of Justice Learning Center. • Lady Justice arose from a combination of several ancient, mythological sources. Over the years, these sources have combined to become the internationally recognized figure of Lady Justice.
Hall of Justice – Learning Lab • Inside the mock courtroom at the Hall of Justice.
Hall of Justice – Learning Lab • Students were able to learn about many laws and rights of Michigan citizens through interactive stations.
Hall of Justice – The Supreme Court Courtroom • We had the unique opportunity to go inside the actual Supreme Court Courtroom!
The Michigan Historical Museum • Michigan’s State Tree – The White Pine inside the courtyard of the Michigan Historical Museum.
The Michigan Historical Museum • Topical Relief Map of Michigan. New picture to come…
The Michigan Historical Museum • Michigan in the early days - fur trading.
The Michigan Historical Museum • An Example of a corduroy road. One type of Michigan’s earliest roads.
The Michigan Historical Museum • Lindon says it’s not so bad to ride on for a minute, but longer would have been tough!
The Michigan Historical Museum • This is a flag that was carried in battle during the Civil War.
The Michigan Historical Museum • Our tour took us through a replica of an old copper mine.
The Michigan Historical Museum • Copper mine shafts were sometimes wend down as far as one mile deep into the earth’s crust.
The Michigan Historical Museum • Michigan was a leader in lumber production during the 1800’s. Pictured is a “Big Wheel” used to haul timber once it was cut down.
The Michigan Historical Museum • Replica of a house that might have existed during the 1800’s.
The Michigan Historical Museum • Inside the one room school house from the 1800’s.
The Michigan Historical Museum Kitchen Bedroom
The Michigan Historical Museum Hey Kamynn and Taylor? How are you going get anywhere without a horse?? Dining room.
Michigan’s State Capital • Our class in the Rotunda of the Michigan State Capital.
Michigan’s State Capital • Students looking up at the beautiful Rotunda in Michigan’s State Capital Building.
Michigan’s State Capital • “REACHING FOR THE STARS…..”
Michigan’s State Capital • Governor Granholm’s ceremonial office.
Michigan’s State Capital • The House of Representatives! Our class will forever be part of Michigan’s History. We were introduced and welcomed to the House of Representatives.
Michigan’s State Capital • Picture and description to come.