Copper Mining History and Copper Harbor Michigan

2021-5-6  The Copper Rush was on. In 1843, before the western gold rush of the '49ers, thousands came to the Copper Country to try their luck. The first mining rush came to

Timeline of Michigan Copper Mining Prehistory to

2018-12-18  The Pittsburgh and Boston Mining Company begins mining near Copper Harbor. The operation is abandoned in 1845 after a $28,000 investment, but only $2,968

Timeline of Michigan Copper Mining 1901 to 1950

On December 7th, Japan launches an unexpected attack on Pearl Harbor. On December 8th, the U.S. enters World War II after declaring war on Japan. Copper is placed

Copper Mining Michigan Technological University

2018-4-16  Myths and Facts about Ancient Mining: Susan Martin. Wonderful Power: Susan Martin. Timeline of Michigan Mining History--NPS. Douglass Houghton and Copper.

Delaware Copper Mine Michigan

2021-5-25  Located 12 miles south of Copper Harbor, the Delaware Copper Mine dates from 1847-1887. Eight million pounds of copper were removed from the five shafts that

Spotlight on History Copper Harbor, Michigan

2020-8-8  America's Best History Spotlight (June 2019) on the history and historic sites you may not known about, but are gems to visit. This month's focus is on the history

History of Copper Mining in the Upper Penninsula,

History of Copper Mining in the Upper Penninsula, Michigan. 1900's White Pine town site. 1900's-Mill & work crew. 1900's-Underground mine workers. Show More.

Hays Copper Mine In Copper Harbor, Michigan The

The Hays Copper Mine is in Copper Harbor, Michigan. Historically the site has been part of the Keweenaw Copper Mining District. The Hays Copper Mine was

Michigan’s Copper Country

2016-2-26  During modern history, Michigan's Copper Country has become an intriguing storybook land with scores of fascinating legends. Some are fact, some fiction. Its

Miners Left a Pollution Trail in the Great Lakes 6000

2014-12-24  Miners Left a Pollution Trail in the Great Lakes 6000 Years Ago . Scientists find evidence of ancient copper mining in polluted lake sediments from Isle Royale

Timeline of Michigan Copper Mining 1901 to 1950

On December 7th, Japan launches an unexpected attack on Pearl Harbor. On December 8th, the U.S. enters World War II after declaring war on Japan. Copper is placed under price controls to prevent war profiteering. Four companies on the Keweenaw Peninsula continue mining but they are only able to

Copper Harbor, Keweenaw Co., Michigan, USA

Copper Harbor, Keweenaw Co., Michigan, USA : A populated place (town) on Copper Harbor (bay), and former copper mining town.

Michigan Mining History

2020-6-27  The Michigan Tech Archives includes the Copper Country Historical Collection which has thousands of digitized photographs and other documents pertaining to copper mining and processing, the mining cities and towns, and the melting pot of people who lived there during the mining era. The Copper Country Explorer focuses on the heritage of

Spotlight on History Copper Harbor, Michigan

2020-8-8  America's Best History Spotlight (June 2019) on the history and historic sites you may not known about, but are gems to visit. This month's focus is on the history of Copper Harbor, Michigan, its Ojibwe Indian past, the fortifications that protected its settlers, the copper mining boom that would make history, and the tourism that today provides much of its economy.

Houghton Eagle River Copper Harbor Michigan

2021-5-28  The highway, which stretches from Florida to Michigan's Copper Harbor, winds through small mining communities and past the giant snow gauge, a thermometer that measures snowfall by the foot--a sign of the season to come. At the old mining town of Phoenix, the 1858 Church of the Assumption is open to visitors. This is where you'll turn west on M

Keweenaw Peninsula Mining History Association

2020-6-29  1997 Mining History Association Tours Michigan Copper Country Houghton, Michigan June 6-9, 1997 (Reconstructed 2020) The Michigan Copper Country extends from the tip of the Keweenaw Peninsula to Ontonagon and White Pine in the western end of the Upper Peninsula.

Ancient Copper Mining in the Upper Peninsula

2008-12-18  A Marquette tour guide tells us about copper mining in the Upper Peninsula — which dates back 7,000 years at the Porcupine Mountains and Keweenaw Peninsula.

Collecting Copper in Michigan's Copper Country

2014-3-25  Michigan Tech’s A.E. Seaman Mineral museum is among the finest mineralogical museums in the world. Its laboratories are also critical in performing much of the cutting edge mineral research currently being performed. During the period of most intense copper mining in Michigan, many specimens of local minerals were donated to the museum.

Collections Michigan Technological University

The Michigan Technological University Archives and Copper Country Historical Collections received a federal grant in 2009 to support a two-year project to improve the description of its historical collections and share more of this information across the web.

The Military Road Military History of the Upper

2016-10-18  From Fort Wilkins, near Copper Harbor, MI, to Fort Howard in Green Bay, WI runs the Old Military Road. This road was built to connect the two forts during the Civil War for rapid reinforcements. Although used to connect the two forts, a trail used to reside in

Michigan Mining History

2020-6-27  The Michigan Tech Archives includes the Copper Country Historical Collection which has thousands of digitized photographs and other documents pertaining to copper mining and processing, the mining cities and towns, and the melting pot of people who lived there during the mining era. The Copper Country Explorer focuses on the heritage of

The Great Ancient Copper Mines of Michigan

2013-2-4  The Great Ancient Copper Mines of Michigan. It is estimated that half a billion pounds (Ref.1) of copper were mined in tens of thousands of pits on Isle Royale and the Keweenaw Peninsula of Michigan by ancient miners over a period of a thousand years.

Copper Mine Tours, Upper Peninsula Keweenaw

Copper mining has been almost continuous in the Keweenaw Peninsula area for the 150 years since then. During that time over 12 billion pounds of native copper have been mined.* Today, visitors are still enthralled by the passion and perseverance of the men and women who toiled deep below the surface to extract copper ore.

Copper I Michigan State University

2021-1-21  Michigan has produced over 14 billion pounds of copper since mining began in 1844. Silver is often extracted along with the copper deposits. The copper mined in Michigan help fuel the industrial revolution that occurred in the US, because copper products were needed by the growing nation.

copper II Michigan State University

2021-1-21  Mining started in 1844 by the sinking of two shafts near Copper Harbor, but both were unsuccessful. Profitable mining began in 1845 when at the Cliff mine the first mass of native copper in place was discovered. Other mines were opened along the extent of the copper bearing rocks; some were exhausted in a short time.

Michigan Copper in the Mediterranean Graham

The Shipping of Michigan Copper across the Atlantic in the Bronze Age (Isle Royale and Keweenaw Peninsula, c. 2400BC-1200 BC) Summary. Recent scientific literature has come to the conclusion that the major source of the copper that swept through the European Bronze Age after 2500 BC is unknown.

Michigan Copper Mine Strike of 1913-14

2004-5-3  Michigan Copper Mining Strike resources on the Internet and in print: The Michigan Copper Strike of 1913 (History Today) Chuck Voelker's Copper Strike of 1913-14 pages, including the Italian Hall. An Italian Hall WebPages by Thomas James Katona . 1913 MASSACRE FOLKSONG BY WOODY GUTHRIE (c. 1944) Western Federation of Miners

Collecting Copper in Michigan's Copper Country

2014-3-25  Michigan Tech’s A.E. Seaman Mineral museum is among the finest mineralogical museums in the world. Its laboratories are also critical in performing much of the cutting edge mineral research currently being performed. During the period of most intense copper mining in Michigan, many specimens of local minerals were donated to the museum.

Keweenaw Peninsula Mining History Association

2020-6-29  1997 Mining History Association Tours Michigan Copper Country Houghton, Michigan June 6-9, 1997 (Reconstructed 2020) The Michigan Copper Country extends from the tip of the Keweenaw Peninsula to Ontonagon and White Pine in the western end of the Upper Peninsula.

Collections Michigan Technological University

The Michigan Technological University Archives and Copper Country Historical Collections received a federal grant in 2009 to support a two-year project to improve the description of its historical collections and share more of this information across the web.