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Keweenaw Heritage Center at St. Anne's

The former St. Anne's Catholic Church along with the Union Building mark the entrance to Fifth Street in Calumet.
The former St. Anne's Catholic Church along with the Union Building mark the entrance to Fifth Street in Calumet.
NPS Photo, Dan Johnson.
 

St. Anne's, along with the other steeples and bell towers that dot the skyline of Calumet, provides insight into the community's ethnic diversity. The architectural firm of Charlton, Gilbert and Demar from Marquette designed the Gothic Revival style church for a growing French-Canadian population. Austrians, Italians, Slovenians, Croatians and the Polish also had their own Catholic Churches in Calumet. Prendergast and Clarkson Company, of Chicago, built the church out of local Jacobsville sandstone.

The former St. Anne's Church is now home to the Keweenaw Heritage Center. The center works to preserve and interpret the area's history and heritage through exhibits and educational programs.
Location: 25880 Red Jacket Road, Calumet, Michigan
Phone: (906) 337-4579
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Did You Know?

Ruins of the boiler house for the No. 4 mine shaft are preserved today in the Quincy Mine National Historic Landmark District.

Keweenaw National Historical Park is home to two National Historic Landmark Districts related to copper mining history. National Historic Landmarks contain one or more properties that exhibit exceptional values or qualities in illustrating or interpreting the heritage of the United States.