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    Keweenaw

    National Historical Park Michigan

Keweenaw National Historical Park Advisory Commission October Meeting

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Date: October 24, 2006
Contact: Tom Baker, Management Assistant, (906) 337-3168

The Keweenaw National Historical Park Advisory Commission will convene for its regular quarterly meeting on Tuesday, October 24, 2006, at 9:00 a.m. at the Finnish American Heritage Center on Finlandia University, located at 601 Quincy Street, Hancock, Michigan.

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.

Did You Know?

A piece of float copper sets on exhibit near the Calumet & Hecla general offices.

The largest known quantities in the world of pure, native copper were found on Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula. In some cases, the deposits were up to 97% pure, requiring little chemical processing to produce ingots of pure copper.