Keweenaw


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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
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Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Keweenaw

(kē`wĭnô), peninsula, 60 mi (97 km) long, projecting NE from the W Upper Peninsula, NW Mich., into Lake Superior. Portage Lake and a connecting ship canal cut across the middle of the peninsula, converting its upper portion into an island and creating an important waterway. The canal is crossed by a bridge with one of the world's heaviest lift spans. The local area is popular with vacationers. Keweenaw National Historical Park traces the development of copper mining in the Upper Peninsula (see National Parks and MonumentsNational Parks and Monuments

National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Keweenaw Land said the property has been well-managed and will provide significant near-term harvest volumes and cash flows.
In 1935, with the mines shut down and the peninsula not yet connected to Michigan's mainland by bridge, nearly one-third of the population was on relief, and in Keweenaw County, capital of copper country, 70 percent were.
Morin, director of the Eckley Miners' Village historic site in Weatherly, PA, shows how heritage-minded groups in historic industrial communities can commemorate their past and preserve their history, through case histories of the top three US copper smelting sites (and later Superfund sites): Keweenaw Peninsula in Michigan; Copper Basin in Tennessee; and Butte-Anaconda in Montana.
Steinman (A and S '11G)-examined Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula because it is the largest source of pure native copper in North America.
Tortosa said their property has captured the attention of larger players like Capstone Mining and HudBay Minerals, the latter having a copper property on the American side of Lake Superior on the Keweenaw Peninsula.
1664, which establishes the Keweenaw National Historical Park.
The new members are Keweenaw Co-op in Hancock, Mich.
In the summer of 1978 we were among several Escanaba families that attended the first annual Keweenaw Bay Indian Community Powwow located in Baraga, Michigan.
Mine Games is historical fiction based on a resurgent mining boom in Michigan's copper country or Keweenaw Peninsula, something local residents have dreamed about since the last of the copper mines shut down in the late 1960s.
In particular, we remain committed to establishing a constructive relationship with the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community, aimed at strengthening our understanding of the tribe's interests and working to resolve issues that benefit all.
These images were the result when some creative photographers and fearless models were given free rein in the brewhouse at the Keweenaw Brewing Company in Houghton, Michigan.
Arnold has worked primarily on metal objects, including the Anacapa Island Lighthouse at Channel Islands National Park, commercial fishing equipment at Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, mining equipment at Keweenaw National Historical Park, and printing presses for Weir Farm National Historic Site.