Explore the many features of Keweenaw National Historical Park. These short multimedia presentations provide details on park places and stories. The videos average two to three minutes in length.
The Calumet Visitor Center at the Union Building
Built as a lodge for two fraternal organizations in 1888, the Union Building is now home to the Calumet Visitor Center. Three fully accessible floors house numerous museum pieces, interactive exhibits and films.
Running Time: 2:17 minutes
Quincy Mine Site
Running Time: 2:40 minutes
A Copper Country Icon: Quincy Mine's Shaft-Rockhouse
Remnants of Calumet & Hecla:
Calumet: Queen City of the Keweenaw
Future Features (currently in production)
The Timber Industry
Bats in Mines
Winter in the Keweenaw
Architecture of the Copper Country
Geology of the Keweenaw
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.