Fourth Thursday in History: Historic Home Movies
Contact: Dan Johnson, (906) 337-3168
Come watch the Keweenaw's history come to life! Keweenaw National Historical Park staff will show silent home movies from the 1930s through the 1960s, including scenes from Isle Royale, Keweenaw County, and Calumet area. Park archivist Jeremiah Mason will also offer advice on how to take care of your own home movies to ensure their survival for decades to come.
This event will begin at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 25, 2010 at Keweenaw National Historical Park headquarters, located at 25970 Red Jacket Road in Calumet, Michigan. It is part of the Fourth Thursday in History speaker series sponsored by Keweenaw National Historical Park.
This evening is part of the Fourth Thursday in History speaker series sponsored by Keweenaw National Historical Park. The Fourth Thursday in History series arranges public presentations on important aspects of Copper Country and regional history, including techniques for historic preservation. Presentations are scheduled in venues throughout the Keweenaw Peninsula, particularly at historic sites associated with specific topics. They are free and open to the public. For more information, contact Keweenaw National Historical Park at (906) 337-3168.
Did You Know?
To reach 9,260 feet down into the shafts of the Quincy copper mine, the world's largest steam-driven hoist was built in 1918. The Nordberg Steam Hoist and its reinforced concrete building, with brick veneer and Italian-tiled walls, cost over $370,000 but was used for only eleven years.