September 21, 2015
Fourth Thursday in History: Missing in the Copper Country
Historic photographs provide insight into the area’s history but identifying present day locations can be difficult. Lynette Webber, park ranger at Keweenaw National Historical Park, uses a Photoshop technique to overlay historic photos onto present day images.
September 03, 2015
Every Kid In a Park
Keweenaw National Historical Park and Isle Royale National Park invite all 4th grade students to visit the parks as part of the White House’s new Every Kid in a Park program. Starting September 1st, 4th grade students can go to www.everykidinapark.gov to complete an activity and obtain a free annual entry pass.
July 15, 2015
Copper Country Scavenger Hunt Activity Book
The Copper Country Scavenger Hunt Makes History Fun—and a Bit Competitive!
What did miners put in their lunch pails to keep their pasties warm? Who rescued 24 people and a dog from the shipwreck L.C. Waldo in 1913? Children of all ages have a chance to win a prize by finding the answers to questions like these at the park’s Keweenaw Heritage Sites and completing the Copper County Scavenger Hunt.
June 24, 2015
NPS Announces Centennial Challenge Projects
From trail repairs to new wayside interpretive panels, road and bridge repairs and restoring the most photographed barn in America, the National Park Service announced $26 million for more than 100 initiatives that will help parks prepare for centennial visitors.
June 04, 2015
NPS’s Calumet Visitor Center Hours and Temporary Exhibit
If you’re in the Calumet area, consider visiting Keweenaw National Historical Park’s Calumet Visitor Center. Filled with 6,000 square feet of interactive exhibits, hundreds of photographs, and detailed historical architecture, this building and the exhibits are certain to keep you busy for a morning or afternoon. The Visitor Center is open seven days a week from May 17 – October 3, 2015. Hours are 9-5 EDT.