• Underground Tamarack Trammer Car

    Keweenaw

    National Historical Park Michigan

Guest Speakers

Visitors view student artwork of the Union Building at Fourth Thursday program.

Visitors view local student artwork while attending a Fourth Thursday program at the Visitor Center.

NPS

The Fourth Thursday in History program series is a great way for students to learn more about the local history of the Copper Country. These presentations on local or regional history occur nearly every month throughout the year depending on speaker availability . Programs are free and open to the public. For more information on upcoming events, please click the link below.

Events Page

Many Keweenaw Heritage Sites host events throughout the year such as festivals, craft fairs, guest speakers and musical performances that are related to the rich cultural history of the area. Contact the Keweenaw Heritage Sites directly for information on additional events.

Did You Know?

A piece of float copper sets on exhibit near the Calumet & Hecla general offices.

The largest known quantities in the world of pure, native copper were found on Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula. In some cases, the deposits were up to 97% pure, requiring little chemical processing to produce ingots of pure copper.