Month: September 2013

Guest Post

Back from the Dead

The Quincy Roundhouse is one of many historic structures from the old Quincy Mine to have survived the last century…
Laurium

Prosperity Lost (p8)

After passing by the 1st National Bank you find yourself on the north end of 3rd street, and while the…
Scrapbook

Scrapbook Friday: Square Dealing Our Motto Edition

Its Scrapbook Friday here on CCE once again, and once again we bring you a few images from a century…
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The First National Bank of Laurium

Laurium’s burgeoning populace attracted many new businesses to the young village by the end of the 20th century, businesses eager…
Laurium

Prosperity Lost (p6) – The State Savings Bank Building

Passing Laurium’s incredible redstone clad village hall, you find yourself arriving at the corner of 3rd and Hecla Streets –…
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Some Old Schools of the Copper Country

The great Copper Country needed labor to keep its engines running and the copper flowing. Luckily men from all around the…
Laurium

Prosperity Lost (p5) – The Laurium Village Hall

With the old village of Calumet’s transformation into the village of Laurium, the newly minted village government built a modest…
Laurium

Prosperity Lost (p4)

Following the impressive sandstone beauty that is the Marta Block our tour of Laurium follows that gem up with a…
Laurium

Prosperity Lost (p3) – the Marta Block

As we continue our tour along Laurium’s main commercial district, we come across one more name to add to our…
Laurium

Prosperity Lost (p2)

As was the case with most of the Copper Country’s growing communities, the commercial district of early Calumet was molded…