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.
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?
The Keweenaw Peninsula of Michigan was home to one of our nation's first mineral rushes. Prospectors seeking copper travelled there in the middle 1840's, a few years before the "49'ers" sought gold out west. The story of this rush is told today at Keweenaw National Historical Park.