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    Keweenaw

    National Historical Park Michigan

Park Newspaper

2014 Keweenaw Guide

Keweenaw National Historical Park annually publishes a park newspaper to assist visitors in planning their trips to the park and our park partners, the Keweenaw Heritage Sites. You can download a copy of the newspaper here when it is available or request that a copy be mailed to you. The park newspaper is distributed to many visitor information and tourism centers throughout Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

Did You Know?

Looking out over the City of Houghton and Portage Lake towards the Huron Mountains.

"Keweenaw" (pronounced key-wah-nah) is an Ojibway word that means "the crossing place," or "land crossing between two bodies of water." It refers to the Ojibway's use of Portage Lake as a portage across the Keweenaw Peninsula.