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?
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.