Keweenaw National Historical Park Advisory Commission Meeting - October 2007
Contact: Tom Baker, Management Assistant, (906) 337-1104
The Keweenaw National Historical Park Advisory Commission will convene for its regular quarterly meeting on Tuesday, October 23, 2007 at 10:00 a.m. at the Ontonagon Township Memorial Building located at 311 North Steel Street in Ontonagon. 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.
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.