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SPECIAL EVENT! \"BATTERY D CIVIL WAR ENCAMPMENT\" 30TH ANNIVERSARY AT FORT WILKINS HISTORIC STATE PARK

July 26, 2014
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

History comes alive at Fort Wilkins. Battery D, 1st michigan Light Artillery, a Civil War era living history group returns to Forth Wilkins for it\'s 30th annual weekend encampment. The weekend event will be open to park visitors from 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM Friday and Saturday and 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM on Sunday. Battery D will interpret army life of the period. demonstrating artillery and small arms drills, periord cooking and soldier\' pastimes.

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Keweenaw Heritage Sites
25970 Red Jacket Road
Calumet, Michigan 49913
906.337.3168
info@KeweenawHeritageSites.org

 
 
 

 

Houghton County Historical Museum

The Houghton County Historical Museum, once the site of the largest copper milling operation in North America is also home to the Lake Linden & Torch Lake Railroad, the  one room Traprock Valley School House, an 1887 Congregational Church building now the HCHS Heritage Center, the WPA era Leo Chaput Log Cabin and the Perl Merrill Research Center which is our archives and genealogical facility.

 The Houghton County Museum is located on M-26 in the Upper Peninsula of historic Lake Linden, Michigan and offers three floors of exhibits of local Copper Country mining, logging and cultural history.  Some of our outdoor exhibits include a working Calumet & Hecla Mining Co. train with a 3 gauge Porter steam engine that was used to transport various materials at their mill and smelter sites.  The steam train is now used for passenger tours and interpretation of the milling operation.

 

 
Houghton County Historical Museum
53102 Highway M-26
PO Box 127
Lake Linden, MI 49945
(906) 296-4121

Visit us at:
http://www.houghtonhistory.org/

Hours:
Open June thru September at variable hours.

Admission Fees:

Museum Admission Fees:
Adult $5.00 (17- 61)
Senior $3.00 (62+)
Student $3.00 (6-16)
Children under 6 free

Train Ride Fees:
Adult $4.00 (17- 61) Combination $8.00
Senior $3.00
Student $3.00 (6-16)
Children under 6 $1.00

   
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