• Underground Tamarack Trammer Car

    Keweenaw

    National Historical Park Michigan

Calumet Visitor Center Project - Union Building Background Information

 
Historic Use of the Interior Space of the Union Building, Special Report prepared by Stephanie K. Atwood. (Adobe pdf - 1.26 MB)
 
 
 

Did You Know?

This exposed vein of copper bearing rock leading into Lake Superior at Fort Wilkins State Park provided evidence of the area's copper wealth

Early native peoples began the first metal mining in North America over 7,000 years ago with copper mining on Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula. Copper was fashioned into tools and items that were traded throughout North America.