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Michigan
Calumet
Coppertown USA
109 Red Jacket Road
Calumet MI 49913
Phone 906 337-4354
Web Site www.uppermichigan.com/coppertown/main.html
Alt Web www.nps.gov/kewe/
Description
Type of Resource Museum
Industry Profession Mining

  Caspian
 
Iron County Historical Museum
 
103 Museum Road
 
PO Box 272
 
Caspian  MI   49915    
 
Phone   906 265-2617
 
Web Site  http://www.ironcountymuseum.com/
 
Description  22 buildings from logging and mining past, Wildlife Art Gallery
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Village
 
Industry /Profession Mining
 
Collection N-Z  Paintings
 
Research /Reading  Archives
 
New or Updated:   6/1/2004

Michigan
Greenland
Adventure Copper Mine and Campground
200 Adventure Road
PO Box 6
Greenland MI 49929
Phone 906 883-3371
Web Site http://www.exploringthenorth.com/mine/venture.html
E-mail mailto:nephsmine@webtv.net
Description 300 foot underground tour of former copper mine, wearing hard hats with lights, demonstrations of hand mining tools, above ground 1 hour tour
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus Industrial
Kind of Activity Specialty Tour
Industry Profession Mining
 

  Hancock

  Quincy Mine Hoist Association

  49750 US 41

  Hancock  MI   49930    

  Phone 906 482-3101

  Web Site http://www.quincymine.com/

  E-mail  mailto:edyarbrough@quincymine.com

  Description copper mine tours, #2 shafthouse, steam hoist, cog rail tram, museum

  Type of Resource  Historic District

  Primary Focus  Industrial

  Field of Study  Minerals

  Industry /Profession Mining

  Collection G-M  Machinery

  New or Updated:  9/19/2007

Michigan
Houghton
MTU Library Archives
1400 Townsend Drive
Houghton MI 49931
Phone 906 487-3209
Web Site http://www.lib.mtu.edu/mtuarchives/mtuarchives.htm
E-mail mailto:copper@mtu.edu
Description college library with extensive local and mining related archives, online
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Primary Focus History Resource
Industry /Profession Mining
Research /Reading Archives
New or Updated: 05/12/2003

  Lake Linden
 
Houghton County Historical Museum
 
5500 State Highway M-26
 
PO Box 127
 
Lake Linden  MI  49945  
 
Phone   906 296-4121
 
Web Site  http://www.houghtonhistory.org/
 
Description  8 buildings on 15 acres, including main museum in former mining company HQ     Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Building Collection
 
Industry /Profession Mining
 
Collection G-M  Machinery
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
New or Updated:   1/18/2004

  Michigan
 
Negaunee
 
Michigan Iron Industry Museum
 
73 Forge Road
 
Negaunee  MI  49866    
 
Phone   906 475-7857
 
Web Site  http://www.michigan.gov/hal/0,1607,7-160-17447_18595_18611---,00.html
 
Description  indoor exhibits & outdoor interpretive pasts tell of Jackson Iron Ore Company                     and state's iron ore deposits & manufacturing
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Industrial
 
Industry /Profession Mining
 
New or Updated:  12/15/2003

Rockland
Old Victoria Restoration
Victoria Dunn Road
PO Box 43
Rockland MI 49960

Phone
Web Site
http://www.oldvictoriarestoration.org/
Description 3 restored miners' log houses, one undergoing restoration, one private residence
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Village
Industry Profession Mining
Era 1899-1921

  Michigan
 
Vulcan
 
Iron Mountain Iron Mine
 
W 4852 US Highway 2
 
MAIL: PO Box 177 Iron Mountain 49801
 
Vulcan    MI   49892    
 
Phone   906 563-8077
 
Alt Phone   906 774-7914
 
Web Site  http://www.tm-arts.com/ironmine/ironmine.htm
 
E-mail  mailto:ironmine@uplogon.com
 
Description
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Industrial
 
Industry /Profession Mining
 
New or Updated:  1/11/2004
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