Comments on: 10 Unbelievable And Cool Facts About Detroit http://www.dailydetroit.com/2014/12/01/10-unbelievable-cool-facts-detroit/ What To Know And Where To Go In Metro Detroit Thu, 06 Apr 2017 13:08:38 +0000 hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.5 By: Barbara http://www.dailydetroit.com/2014/12/01/10-unbelievable-cool-facts-detroit/#comment-21938 Sat, 18 Feb 2017 18:15:48 +0000 /?p=8535#comment-21938 There are cars at the bottom of the river that fell through the ice bringing booze to Detroit.

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By: Brian Mulloy http://www.dailydetroit.com/2014/12/01/10-unbelievable-cool-facts-detroit/#comment-20894 Mon, 12 Sep 2016 18:56:31 +0000 /?p=8535#comment-20894 When the French put our détroit on the map they were referring to the entire waterway from Lake Huron flowing down into Lake Erie. Lake Saint Clair was viewed as part of the larger strait.

For validation that the word détroit means strait, check out these French wikipedia articles on a few of the major straits in the world:

Détroit de Béring
https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/D%C3%A9troit_de_B%C3%A9ring

Détroit de Gibraltar
https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/D%C3%A9troit_de_Gibraltar

Détroit de Magellan
https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/D%C3%A9troit_de_Magellan

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By: gps http://www.dailydetroit.com/2014/12/01/10-unbelievable-cool-facts-detroit/#comment-20799 Sat, 10 Sep 2016 03:42:25 +0000 /?p=8535#comment-20799 Detroit also had the first signaled traffic light on none other than Woodward Ave.

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By: Ed http://www.dailydetroit.com/2014/12/01/10-unbelievable-cool-facts-detroit/#comment-20743 Thu, 08 Sep 2016 21:11:38 +0000 /?p=8535#comment-20743 The most important invention of mankind was created in Detroit and not even listed! What would people do without your beloved coffee maker!

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By: Mary Mac http://www.dailydetroit.com/2014/12/01/10-unbelievable-cool-facts-detroit/#comment-20714 Wed, 07 Sep 2016 01:27:24 +0000 /?p=8535#comment-20714 Thanks for the great article. I left Detroit in the 60’s and I still miss that great City.
Here in Florida though, we have better weather most of the time.

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By: Robert J Rugg http://www.dailydetroit.com/2014/12/01/10-unbelievable-cool-facts-detroit/#comment-20693 Mon, 05 Sep 2016 06:37:29 +0000 /?p=8535#comment-20693 Last time I saw it it was in front of the Michigan state fair on Woodward in the 80’s

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By: Lore http://www.dailydetroit.com/2014/12/01/10-unbelievable-cool-facts-detroit/#comment-20682 Sun, 04 Sep 2016 01:43:40 +0000 /?p=8535#comment-20682 True !

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By: Kraig Hayner http://www.dailydetroit.com/2014/12/01/10-unbelievable-cool-facts-detroit/#comment-17388 Sun, 31 Jan 2016 20:56:00 +0000 /?p=8535#comment-17388 Names like Gov. Cass, Gabriel Richard, Judge Woodward are a few who were members and help start what later became the University of Michigan. i have touched the 1799 Bible and George Washington is still alive ! Great place to learn early History of Detorit
http://www.bonisteelml.org/Judge_Woodward.htm
http://www.zion1764.com/

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By: Ziggy2022 http://www.dailydetroit.com/2014/12/01/10-unbelievable-cool-facts-detroit/#comment-16499 Tue, 01 Dec 2015 18:25:13 +0000 /?p=8535#comment-16499 I forgot how snarky and passive aggressive you guys are. Been gone to Nashville for almost 4 years. Man I don’t miss those Detroit attitudes, but I do miss a 3 hour ghetto cruise just driving around Detroit and checking everything out routinely.

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By: Mary Nelson http://www.dailydetroit.com/2014/12/01/10-unbelievable-cool-facts-detroit/#comment-16479 Mon, 30 Nov 2015 05:53:46 +0000 /?p=8535#comment-16479 Does anyone remember the huge steel stove that stood just before the entrance to the Belle Isle Bridge by The U.S. Rubber Co…I was fascinated by it when I was little.

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