• Underground Tamarack Trammer Car


    National Historical Park Michigan


At Keweenaw NHP rangers work in a variety of fields, including giving tours to the public, restoring historic buildings and preserving museum objects.

To find out about government jobs with the National Park Service at Keweenaw National Historical Park, other park servce areas, or any other federal agencies, visit usajobs, the official job site for the United States Federal Government.

Did You Know?

Miners pose outside the #5 Tamarack Mine shaft in this 1908 photograph by Adolph F. Isler. Keweenaw NHP Archives.

The Keweenaw Peninsula of Michigan was home to one of our nation's first mineral rushes. Prospectors seeking copper travelled there in the middle 1840's, a few years before the "49'ers" sought gold out west. The story of this rush is told today at Keweenaw National Historical Park.