Month: September 2014

Ahmeek Mill

The Tamarack Canal

In 1882 the Tamarack Mine began the long and laborious task of digging over a mile into the earth in…
Calumet

The Norwegian Lutheran Church

The first Norwegian Lutheran Church was built in 1871, and was known as the Scandinavian Lutheran Church.  This was because…
Industry

The Quarry Dock

The great Copper Empire that once ruled the Keweenaw’s shores may have been figuratively built of copper, but it was…
Locations

Those Left Behind

Anna Kraemer (age 6) and Amanda Kremer (age 13) – Cliff Cemetery, Cliff John and Unknown- Hillside Cemetery, Cliff Unknown…
Houghton

From a Previous Life

Standing tall at the west end of Houghton’s main thoroughfare is a particularly handsome three story sandstone building etched with…