Join Our Friends
Numerous organizations throughout the Keweenaw Peninsula and Lake Superior region are supporting the preservation of the area's natural and cultural resources. Some are fund-raising groups and other are membership organizations. Several that are affiliated with Keweenaw National Historical Park are listed below:
National Parks of Lake Superior Foundation is a newly organized, privately supported effort to fund special projects in the five U.S. national parks on Lake Superior, over and above appropriated funds.
Many of the Keweenaw Heritage Sites that are partners in Keweenaw National Historical Park raise funds for their own programs and operations. To learn more, go to the Keweenaw Heritage Sites page.
Did You Know?
To reach 9,260 feet down into the shafts of the Quincy copper mine, the world's largest steam-driven hoist was built in 1918. The Nordberg Steam Hoist and its reinforced concrete building, with brick veneer and Italian-tiled walls, cost over $370,000 but was used for only eleven years.