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    National Historical Park Michigan

Keweenaw Stories   Remnants of a Copper Mining Giant

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Running Time: 2:52 minutes
Produced by: Dan Johnson
Written by: Kristen Schmitt

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Did You Know?

Autumn leaves provide a backdrop for the Quincy Smelting Works located along Portage Lake across from Houghton, Michigan.

The Quincy Smelting Works is the only copper smelter in the Great Lakes region still standing in substantial condition. It reflects the technology of the time, the industrial processes critical to the industry and the workplace of the people who produced copper for industrial and domestic uses. More...