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Keweenaw National Historical Park Advisory Commission Meeting

Members of the Keweenaw National Historical Park Advisory Commission discuss thoughts on the park's direction.
Members of the Keweenaw National Historical Park Advisory Commission meet to discuss the park's development.
NPS Photo, Dan Johnson.

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Date: August 1, 2006
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?

Washington School was built in 1875 by the Calumet & Hecla Copper Mining Company.

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.