Keweenaw National Historical Park Advisory Commission January 2008 Meeting
Contact: Tom Baker, Management Assistant, (906) 337-1104, ext. 131
The Keweenaw National Historical Park Advisory Commission will convene for its regular quarterly meeting on Tuesday, January 22, 2008 at 9:00 a.m. in the UPPCO Building conference room located at 600 East Lakeshore Drive in Houghton. The Commission, paneled by citizens appointed by the Secretary of the Interior, represents the general public and works collaboratively with the National Park Service to advise and assist with managing the resources of Keweenaw National Historical Park. The Commission's quarterly meetings are open to the public. For further information or directions, please contact the park at 337-3168.
Did You Know?
Early native peoples began the first metal mining in North America over 7,000 years ago with copper mining on Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula. Copper was fashioned into tools and items that were traded throughout North America.