Pure Michigan is the award-winning tagline that has come to "brand" Michigan in recent years. You can sign up for email newsletters and such, and yesterday arrived an email headed "May your month be filled with Pure Michigan moments". Cool. But even cooler as the lead story is this:
Celebrate the sesquicentennial of the American Civil War this Memorial Day weekend with a visit to The Henry Ford, where you'll experience one of the nation's most comprehensive and inspirational Civil War tributes in the exciting National Archives traveling exhibit, "Discovering the Civil War." Read More
The image in the email is of a drummer boy, a contemporary who has dressed in period clothing and is holding a kit. Invoking the idea that young people are involved, should be involved, need to be involved.
The link takes you to The Henry Ford website: THF CWS.
Obviously, Michigan and the Civil War is Pure Michigan.