Your Official Guide To The Copper Country

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The Copper Country

The Copper Country, located in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, is rich with diverse mining history. Situated near the Huron mountains, the Copper Country has some of the most breathtaking views in Michigan. From the Copper Harbor lighthouses to the Chassell Strawberry Festival, the Copper Country has activities for all.



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Discover Copper Country History

Copper Country History is rich and diverse, made alive through the various people groupings who have lived in the four counties of Keweenaw, Houghton, Ontonagon, and Baraga.

Whether it is prehistory, modern history, or the current history, copper mining, lumber, fishing, and Lake Superior are common threads that interweave each historical era into a colorful pattern only equaled by the beauty of each of the seasons.

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Incredible Miles of
Virgin Shorelines
Keweenaw Bay Indian Community
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Birthplace of Pro
Ice Hockey
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Rich in Mining History
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Home of Michigan Tech University

Copper Country Blog

"My Family Story", A History of South Range Michigan

The history of South Range from the view point of a local family

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The Coral Shop: Pasties and Homemade Pies

History of the the Coral Shop in Hancock, Michigan

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The History of CertainTeed in L'Anse Michigan

History of CertainTeed Manufacturing in L'Anse, Michigan

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