There is properly no history; only biography.
Copper is only one of many hues that color the Keweenaw Peninsula. Each fall, trees turn remarkable shades of red, yellow, and even purple — welcome blasts of color before snow turns the world white. Pink wild roses and orange wood lilies brighten the summer, offsetting Lake Superior's blues.
The Keweenaw Peninsula's history is just as colorful. From larger-than-life figures to the individuals who lived quieter lives, the people who lived the Copper Country's history and created its culture have stories to tell.
Below are links to people profiles. As more research is completed, additional pages will be developed on a variety of individuals and added to this section. Check back often!
Did You Know?
During the ice ages, glaciers ripped chunks of copper away from exposed rock outcrops and then carried the copper sometimes long distances before depositing them. These loose pieces are referred to as float copper.