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1st Annual - SPOO-TACULAR and 6th Annual Geocaching Event

September 20, 2014
10:00 AM meet for instructions sheet and rules for Geochaching and 4:00 PM Bonfire with hot dogs and snacks. Spoo-tacular Event throughout the day.

SPOO-TACULAR - decorate your campsite and trick or treating for the children...maybe some ghouls in the Fort Too!!!
Geocaching - short meeting at 10:00 AM at the Fort\'s Picnic Shelter to get your instruction sheets and rules before heading out to look for the geocaches around the park and in the area. End up at 4:00 PM for Bonfire and hot dogs and snacks.

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

 
 
 

 

Laurium Manor Mansion Tour
 

The year was 1908 and all over the Keweenaw Peninsula mansions were being built by the wealthy copper mine owners. But here in Laurium the largest and most opulent of them all was just being completed. Built for Thomas H. & Cornelia Hoatson, owner of Calumet & Arizona Mining Co., no expense was spared building this 45 room mansion. At a time when miners were making 25 cents per hour, this house was built at a cost of $50,000 and $35,000 of furnishings were added.

Some of the unique features of the Laurium Manor Inn include:

  • It is IMMENSE -13,000 sq.ft. on four floors
  • Each of the 4 floors is larger than most B&B's entire building
  • Silver leaf covered domed ceiling in the music parlor
  • Gilded and embossed elephant leather wall coverings and stained glass in the dining room
  • Grand triple stair case of hand carved oak
  • 9x14 foot stained glass window on stairway landing
  • Wall size built-in icebox made of marble, tile, and oak in the kitchen
  • Panoramic landscape mural and gilded tile fireplace in the den
  • 1300 sq.ft. ballroom on the third floor
  • Two room size cedar closets
  • 10 Guest bedrooms (some over 500 sq.ft.)
  • 100 ft. tile wraparound porch
  • Turntable in the two story carriage house
 
Laurium Manor Mansion Tour
320 Tamarack St.
Laurium MI 49913-2141
906-337-2549

Visit us at:
www.Laurium.info

Hours:
June - October
11:00 am - 5:00 pm daily

November - May
call ahead

Admission Fees:
$6.00 Adults
$3.00 Students (with ID)
$3.00 Children

   
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