January 2011 Keweenaw Advisory Commission Meeting
Contact: Tom Baker, (906) 483-3016
Contact: Scott See, (906) 483-3040
The Keweenaw National Historical Park Advisory Commission will convene for its regular quarterly meeting at 9:00 A.M. on Tuesday, January 18, 2011 at park headquarters located on the corner of Red Jacket Road and Hwy. US-41 in Calumet. Agenda items include updates from the Executive Director, a update from the Development Committee, and a report from the Preservation-Stewardship Committee. The Keweenaw NHP Advisory 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?
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.