History & Culture

B & W historic picture of Schoolcraft Blast Furnace
The Schoolcraft Blast Furnace produced pig iron near Munising Falls during the late 1800s.

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From logging to the iron industry, shipping to shipwrecks, human history has played a large role at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Please use these links to brochures and other webpages to learn more about the history of this area.


MARITIME HISTORY
Maritime Sites (webpage)
Au Sable Light Station (webpage)
Shipwrecks (webpage)

LOGGING AND INDUSTRY
Logging History (webpage)
Schoolcraft Blast Furnace (webpage)

OTHER
Administrative History of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore (191 page pdf)
A Brief Lakeshore History (webpage)
National Register of Historic Places
 
 

Last updated: December 10, 2021

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Munising , MI 49862

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