Upper Peninsula Firefighters Memorial Museum
Construction of the Red Jacket Fire Station was completed in 1900. Today, the historic Jacobsville sandstone structure is home to the Upper Peninsula Firefighters Memorial Museum, a Keweenaw Heritage Site. The museum features exhibits related to a century of firefighting history.
Location: 327 Sixth Street, Calumet, Michigan
Phone: (906) 337-4579.
Did You Know?
Alexander Agassiz, President of Calumet & Hecla Mining Company from 1871 to 1910, was the son of famed naturalist and Harvard professor, Louis Agassiz. Alexander's interest in copper mining was to fund his scientific travels. He became a specialist in marine ichthyology - the study of fish. More...