The Town of Lansing was formed in 1817. Enjoy these fun facts about Lansing:
When the North family migrated west to Michigan, they named their new town Lansing, after their home town in New York
There used to be more than 20 schools in Lansing, and some still exist today, though not as active school houses.
The waterfall at Ludlowville Park was used as a backdrop by Wharton Studios in silent movies
The Watchtower Bible College of Gilead trained Jehovah's Witnesses missionaries in Lansing from 1942 until the 1970s when it moved to New York City