Fourth Thursday in History: History of Chassell Strawberry Farming
Contact: Abby Sue Fisher, (906) 337-1207, ext. 250
Craving some history you can sink your teeth into? You are invited to come hear how Chassell turned from a thriving lumber producer to the Copper Country's strawberry center. Take a guided tour through the history of their strawberry farms, talk with past and present farmers, and taste-test delicious treats created with these famous berries.
Upcoming Fourth Thursday in History Events
The Ferries of Isle Royale: A Link to Island Wilderness
August 23, 2007, aboard the Ranger III
Isle Royale National Park headquarters
800 E Lakeshore Drive
Did You Know?
Many copper mining companies in Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula followed a management practice known as corporate paternalism. The companies provided housing, schools, hospitals, libraries, bath houses and other amenities in order to attract and retain a loyal and productive workforce.