Keweenaw National Historical Park Advisory Commission October Meeting
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.
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.