Keweenaw National Historical Park Advisory Commission Meeting
Contact: Tom Baker, 906-337-1104, ext. 131
The Keweenaw National Historical Park Advisory Commission will convene for its regular quarterly meeting on Tuesday, August 1, 2006, at 9:00 A.M. in the conference room of park headquarters, located at the corner of Calumet Avenue (U.S. Highway 41) and Red Jacket Road.
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 manage the resources of Keweenaw NHP. The commission’s quarterly meetings are open to the public and last approximately two hours. For further information or directions, please contact the park at 337-3168.
The last advisory commission meeting in 2006 will be held on: Tuesday, October 24, 2006.
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.