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?
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.