• 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?

Historic photo: Calumet & Hecla Stamp Mill in Lake Linden

Keweenaw copper milling facilities were normally located along lake shorelines because they used large volumes of water in the milling process and the lakes served as a dumping site for the waste material known as stamp sand. Access to the lake also facilitated shipping and receiving of supplies. More...