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    Keweenaw

    National Historical Park Michigan

Our Partners

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The Keweenaw National Park Information sign at the Quincy Mine & Hoist illustrates how the park works in partnership with many entities.

NPS Photo, Dan Johnson.

When Keweenaw National Historical park was established in 1992, the park's enabling legislation mandated that the park would work with a wide variety of agencies, organizations and individuals to protect and interpret the natural and cultural resources relating to the copper mining story on the Keweenaw Peninsula. The park works with these partners on both a formal and informal basis. Our formal partners include the Keweenaw National Historical Park Advisory Commission, the Keweenaw Heritage Sites and the Isle Royale and Keweenaw Parks Association.
 

Did You Know?

A small memorial park in Calumet, Michigan where the Italian Hall once stood is for the 74 people killed in a stampede on Dec. 24, 1913.

Woody Guthrie's song "1913 Massacre" brought attention to a tragedy that occurred in Calumet, Michigan on December 24, 1913 during a bitter copper miner's strike. Reports claim that a shout of fire caused panic at a party at the Italian Hall. 73 people died in the stampede down the steep stairway.