The Quincy Smelter: From Ore to Ingot
Produced by: Lucas Westcott
Written by: Kristen Schmitt
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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.