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Fort Wilkins Historic State Park - Memorial Day Program

May 25, 2015
10:00AM - 11:30AM

Fort Wilkins Historic State Park will be having it\'s Annual Memorial Day Program at 10AM, Monday, May 25, 20015. This years program will have the Copper Harbor School honoring our fallen soldiers and celebrating the 200th Anniversary of the Star Spangled Banner. Capt. Don Kilpela will be presenting the Memorial Day Address, Mel Jones will be playing Taps on his horn and Wayne Burnett will be doing the Introduction.

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Keweenaw Heritage Sites
25970 Red Jacket Road
Calumet, Michigan 49913



A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum

One of North America’s great mineral museums. The A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum has the world’s finest collection of Michigan minerals and the largest collection of minerals from the Great Lakes region on public display. The museum also exhibits outstanding minerals from around the world and has one of the best fluorescent mineral exhibits in the United States. The museum is designated as the official Mineral Museum of Michigan. Experience the splendor and beauty of natural art – minerals.

The museum features the world’s best collection of minerals from the Keweenaw including crystallized native copper, native copper in crystallized calcite, native silver, and datolite. Among specimens on display is arguably the world’s best specimen of crystallized native copper. Greenstone (chlorastrolite), the gemstone of Michigan, and Lake Superior agates are on display. Visit the museum to learn about the geology of the Keweenaw and its minerals.

A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum
Michigan Technological University
1404 E. Sharon Ave.
Houghton, MI 49931
(906) 487-2572


Visit us at:


  • $5 Adult 

  • $4 Senior (age 65+)

  • $3 College student with ID

  • $2 Children 10-18

  • Children under 10 free with paid adult

Check website for group and special rates.

Summer-Fall Hours
9:00 - 5:00 pm, Monday through Saturday
(June through mid-December)

Winter-Spring Hours
9:00 - 4:00 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday
(January through May)

Closed all major holidays and December 24th, 2014 through January 12th, 2015.
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