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Escanaba, MI
Miles Today: 212.4
Total Miles: 7866.0
Days on the Road: 133
This one's for you, Paul.

Michigan Tidbits

Nickname: Great Lakes State
Pop: 9,938,444
Area: 58,527 mi2
Motto: "If You Seek a Pleasant Peninsula, Look About You"
Are they serious with that motto?: Apparently
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Perfectly State-Shaped Jerky Found, Eaten
N 45°44.824 W 87°04.823
Thursday, June 12, 2003 - Day 133

These were all found in the same bag, unmolested, unnibbled.
Click the pictures to zoom in on the jerky.




We're not just talking about vaguely-shaped-like-Rhode-Island dried meats here. These suckers looked like they were cut out of a big salted cow map. It even seemed like the ribbons of fat in Jerky Wisconsin may have matched some of the rivers in the real state. Unfortunately, we didn't get a chance to verify this, nor submit our findings to Ripley's or the Guiness Book or O'berto, as we got hungry and had to eat the jerky states.

Want more? There's more.

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