Month: August 2013

Laurium

Prosperity Lost (p1)

When Captain Vivian built his store along the newly formed Village of Calumet’s eastern end, the village was still only…
Laurium

Where It All Began

The Laurium Mining Company was just another in a long line of speculative ventures launched at the dawn of the…
Laurium

A Closer Look at Pewabic and Third

One of the more unique houses on our list of Laurium’s rich and famous is this interesting building residing at…
Laurium

Homes of the Rich and Famous

As with most American communities, the Red Jacket region was starkly divided by class and social standing. While the village…
Michigan Tech

Making Room For Progress

In 1966 president Lyndon Johnson signed into law the National Historic Preservation Act, a particularly meaty piece of legislation that…
Michigan Tech

The Michigan College of Mines (p3)

For a decade the campus of the Michigan College of Mines remained frozen in time, anchored by the soaring tower…
Michigan Tech

The Michigan College of Mines (p2)

As the century turned and the Victorian age reached its twilight years, the Copper Country experienced a spring bloom as…