Detroit Residents Discover The Rural Thumb

Michigan's Thumb region, long overlooked as either a residential or vacation area, is starting to grow as Metro Detroiters migrate towards it.
July 20, 2003, 11am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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Detroiters are discovering the rural Thumb area of Michigan and leaving the suburbs behind: "The land between old cities and rural America lacks soul." While some vacation there and some put down roots, all agree that Michigan's Thumb is a viable alternative to expensive, sprawling northwest Michigan.

Thanks to Maxwell Spayde

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Published on Saturday, July 19, 2003 in The Detroit Free Press


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