Michigan State Capitol

Local nameMichigan State Capitol
LocationLansing, Michigan, USA

The Michigan State Capitol is the building that houses the legislative branch of the government of the U.S. state of Michigan. It is in the portion of the state capital of Lansing which lies in Ingham County. The present structure, at the intersection of Capitol and Michigan Avenues, is a National Historic Landmark that houses the chambers and offices of the Michigan Legislature as well as the ceremonial offices of the Governor of Michigan and Lieutenant Governor. Historically, this is the third building to house the Michigan government.The first state capitol was in Detroit, the original capital of Michigan, and was relocated to Lansing in 1847, due to the need to develop the state's western portion and for better defense from British troops stationed in Windsor, Ontario.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michigan_State_Capitol

Official website http://www.michigan.gov/som/0,4669,7-192-29938_68915_45895---,00.html

Phone +1 517 373 1630

Address 100 S Capitol Ave, Lansing 48933, United States

Coordinates 42°44'0.988" N -84°33'19.7" E

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