Tag Archives: Ghost Towns

Five That Are No More


Mining is a nomadic industry, continuously moving from where the precious metal once was to were it currently is now. It moves from place to place using up the resource in one location before moving on to the next. In the Keweenaw this nomadic nature is perpetuated not by a …

The White City Legacy


Though occurring over 600 miles away from the rocky shores of the Keweenaw, the 1893 World’s Fair left a lasting legacy upon the remote edge of the peninsula on which the old quarry town of Jacobsville can be found. The fair was held in Chicago’s Jackson Park, and was better …