• Underground Tamarack Trammer Car

    Keweenaw

    National Historical Park Michigan

Bookstore

Isle Royale and Keweenaw Parks Association bookstore located at the Calumet Visitor Center.

Books, games and other gifts are available at the Isle Royale and Keweenaw Parks Association bookstore, located at the Calumet Visitor Center, Calumet, MI.

NPS Photo: Nick Clark

A non-profit educational organization, the Isle Royale & Keweenaw Parks Association, in partnership with the National Park Service, promotes the public's understanding, appreciation, and enjoyment of Isle Royale National Park and Keweenaw National Historical Park.

 

Did You Know?

Miners pose outside the #5 Tamarack Mine shaft in this 1908 photograph by Adolph F. Isler. Keweenaw NHP Archives.

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.