Powder Houses

Copper Country Heritage Guide - Types

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C&H Powder House

Calumet – This small stone building was originally built to store black powder for the neighboring Calumet Mine – a predecessor to C&H. Later the thick-walled structure was converted into a general storage building.

Central Powder House

Central – This thick walled structure – featuring an unique brick embellished doorway – was used to store the Central Mine’s supply of explosives and.

Delaware Powder House

Delaware Powder House

Delaware – This small stone building once served as an explosives storage building for the Delaware Mine, but has since been converted into a summer camp.

Mohawk Powder House

Mohawk Powder House

Mohawk – Built in 1915 this rock walled building was once used to store the explosives required at the neighboring Mohawk Mine.Learn More…