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 five minutes in length.
Open captioning is available for all videos published 2014 and later.
Learn about the 1913-14 Copper Country strike with Megan, a local middle school student, and Professor Emeritus Larry Lankton.
Running Time: 7:55 minutes
A Keweenaw winter can bring severe weather and hundreds of inches of snowfall, but kids of the past found ways to embrace it just as they are today.
Running Time: 5:20 minutes
Lava in the Keweenaw
The cold exposed bedrock in the Keweenaw had a fiery beginning some 1.1 billion years ago, but it is still affecting our lives today.
Running time: 3:54 minutes
The Keweenaw Peninsula has an extraordinary geoheritage. Join Ranger Karl Larson as he discovers what geoheritage is and how it applies to the Keweenaw.
Running Time: 3:36 minutes
Join us as we examine the ways mining has shaped the current landscape of the Keweenaw Peninsula.
Running Time: 4:43 minutes
Railways were essential to move people and materials. Learn how the railways of the Keweenaw have evolved over time, from the mid 1800s to the present day.
Running Time: 4:02 minutes
Project Sisu occurred during the summer of 2013 and was intended to help area youth find sisu in themselves, each other, and the local community.Running Time: 7:46 minutes
Within the Park's Quincy Unit, the Quincy smelter is the best remaining example of a turn of the 20th century copper mine smelting site.
Running Time: 3:45 minutes
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
Last updated: December 4, 2019