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THE 5 BEST Upper Peninsula Mines (with Photos) -

Top Upper Peninsula Mines: See reviews and photos of Mines in Upper Peninsula, Michigan on Tripadvisor.

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Explore Upper Peninsula Mines and Mine Museums

2 天前  Descending into an abandoned mine and touring mining museums connect visitors to the UP copper mining boom of the late 1800s and early 1900s. Keweenaw National Historical Park (KNHP) works with local partners to preserve many of these sites. The industrial copper boom began in the early 1840s, when word spread of the UP’s copper deposits in the Keweenaw Peninsula

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Gold Mining in Michigan's Upper Penninsula -

2014-1-7  This is another in a series of articles about Gold Mines in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula written by my father (James M. Clem) in the early 1960’s and published in the Marquette Mining Journal. Gold in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula: Boy Gold Miner. In 1895, at 12 years of age, Jim became the youngest miner at the Ropes Gold Mine in Ishpeming ...

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Gold Mining in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula: Boy Gold

2015-3-8  Gold Mining in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula: Boy Gold Miner. This is an article written by my father (James M. Clem) in the early 1960’s about Gold mining in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

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Adventure Mining Company Upper Peninsula of

2021-5-26  The Adventure Mining Company provides a variety of tours that let you experience the history of Upper Michigan firsthand. Located in Ontonagon County at the base of the Keweenaw Peninsula in Michigan’s Western Upper Peninsula, the Adventure Mine in Greenland, MI is only a 30 minute drive from Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park.

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Timeline Upper Peninsula Iron Mining: Growth after

A Brief History of Mining in the Upper Peninsula. 1844: Iron ore is discovered in the Upper Peninsula by William A. Burt, the United States deputy surveyor. (27) 1845: The first major discovery of ore is made near Negaunee, Michigan. (28) July 23: The Jackson Mining Company is formed. The Jackson Mine is opened in Negaunee, Michigan.

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Copper Mine Tours, Upper Peninsula

Copper mining has been almost continuous in the Keweenaw Peninsula area for the 150 years since then. During that time over 12 billion pounds of native copper have been mined .* Today, visitors are still enthralled by the passion and perseverance of the men and women who toiled deep below the surface to extract copper ore.

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Mining in Michigan: A focus on nonferrous mineral

2016-2-26  1870s, Michigan’s ore production passed the 1 million ton mark with production peaking in 1920. Today, two iron mines remain active in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula—the Tilden Mine and the Empire Mine, both in the Marquette Range. Industrial copper mining began in the 1860s. During the earlier years of the copper mining era, Michigan ...

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Gold Mining in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula: Boy Gold

2015-3-8  Gold Mining in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula: Boy Gold Miner. This is an article written by my father (James M. Clem) in the early 1960’s about Gold mining in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. It was published in the Marquette Mining Journal. The Ropes gold mine near Ishpeming cease actual operations in 1897 ending an era of history.

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Adventure Mining Company Upper Peninsula of

2021-5-26  The Adventure Mining Company provides a variety of tours that let you experience the history of Upper Michigan firsthand. Located in Ontonagon County at the base of the Keweenaw Peninsula in Michigan’s Western Upper Peninsula, the Adventure Mine in Greenland, MI is only a 30 minute drive from Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park.

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Timeline Upper Peninsula Iron Mining: Growth after

A Brief History of Mining in the Upper Peninsula. 1844: Iron ore is discovered in the Upper Peninsula by William A. Burt, the United States deputy surveyor. (27) 1845: The first major discovery of ore is made near Negaunee, Michigan. (28) July 23: The Jackson Mining Company is formed. The Jackson Mine is opened in Negaunee, Michigan.

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Copper Mine Tours, Upper Peninsula

Copper mining has been almost continuous in the Keweenaw Peninsula area for the 150 years since then. During that time over 12 billion pounds of native copper have been mined .* Today, visitors are still enthralled by the passion and perseverance of the men and women who toiled deep below the surface to extract copper ore.

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Mining in Michigan: A focus on nonferrous mineral

2016-2-26  1870s, Michigan’s ore production passed the 1 million ton mark with production peaking in 1920. Today, two iron mines remain active in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula—the Tilden Mine and the Empire Mine, both in the Marquette Range. Industrial copper mining began in the 1860s. During the earlier years of the copper mining era, Michigan ...

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Timeline of Michigan Copper Mining Prehistory to

2018-12-18  The Upper Peninsula is added to Michigan after the state relinquished its claim to land around Toledo, Ohio. 1840 Douglass Houghton, state geologist of Michigan, publishes a report on the geology of the Upper Peninsula and describes the Keweenaw's copper deposits.

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Ancient Copper Mining in the Upper Peninsula –

2008-12-18  Ancient Copper Mining in the Upper Peninsula. Fred Huffman—Upper Peninsula tour guide and man about Marquette—is the one who first told me

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Shuttered for Years, Mines in the Upper Peninsula

2017-6-7  The state of Michigan is home to Motown, a world-class baseball team, America’s largest ski jump - and thousands of extremely dangerous abandoned mine shafts. As the mining industry began leaving Michigan’s Upper Peninsula in the mid-twentieth century, few steps were taken to ensure the safety of existing structures. Today, there are over 700 abandoned

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Big step closer to bringing back mining to Upper

2014-8-26  Big step closer to bringing back mining to Upper Peninsula. Frik Els ... a maiden resource estimate for its 543S copper deposit in the Keweenaw region of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. ...

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Top 6 Must Visit Attractions in Michigan’s Upper

2020-6-6  Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is full of exceptional scenery and unique attractions that make it a worthwhile trip for any nature lover. We have outlined the attractions that stood out the most to us on our recent trip to the Upper Peninsula. ... Adventure Mining company is a copper mine attraction that provides an authentic view of an old ...

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Timeline Upper Peninsula Iron Mining: Growth after

A Brief History of Mining in the Upper Peninsula. 1844: Iron ore is discovered in the Upper Peninsula by William A. Burt, the United States deputy surveyor. (27) 1845: The first major discovery of ore is made near Negaunee, Michigan. (28) July 23: The Jackson Mining Company is formed. The Jackson Mine is opened in Negaunee, Michigan.

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Michigan Gold Silver, Mining in the Upper Peninsula ...

2021-6-6  To this day, mining enthusiasts still search for the pockets of gold and silver rumored to be hiding in the hills of Michigan's Upper Peninsula. From the exploration of mine shafts of old, to the mechanized mining of the modern era, take a journey through geography and time, and learn details that help to pinpoint prospect areas for ...

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Adventure Mining Company Upper Peninsula of

2021-5-26  The Adventure Mining Company provides a variety of tours that let you experience the history of Upper Michigan firsthand. Located in Ontonagon County at the base of the Keweenaw Peninsula in Michigan’s Western Upper Peninsula, the Adventure Mine in Greenland, MI is only a 30 minute drive from Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park.

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Large Upper Peninsula mining plan slated for public

2015-1-25  Michigan's Upper Peninsula is rich with limestone, which grows ever deeper as you move south toward the Lake Michigan shoreline. It is useful in the manufacture of largely construction material.

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Big step closer to bringing back mining to Upper

2014-8-26  Big step closer to bringing back mining to Upper Peninsula. Frik Els ... a maiden resource estimate for its 543S copper deposit in the Keweenaw region of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. ...

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Michigan-Iron-Mines - Mining Artifacts

2015-1-1  The Menominee Range is situated mainly in the valley of the Menominee River, which lies on the boundary between the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and northern Wisconsin. The fact that iron was located here seems to have been known before the Civil War, but active mining dates back only to

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Michigan Mining History

2019-10-29  While both current mining and the industry’s rich historic legacy remain prominent on the Marquette Iron Range, the region now boasts a more diversified economy. Tourism thrives across Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, the “U. P.” as the locals call it.

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Top 6 Must Visit Attractions in Michigan’s Upper

2020-6-6  Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is full of exceptional scenery and unique attractions that make it a worthwhile trip for any nature lover. We have outlined the attractions that stood out the most to us on our recent trip to the Upper Peninsula. ... Adventure Mining company is a copper mine attraction that provides an authentic view of an old ...

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Here Are 11 Fascinating Photos Of Michigan's Copper

2016-12-31  These 11 Rare Photos Show Michigan’s Copper Mining History Like Never Before. Most Michiganders know that our state played a large role in the earliest days of the copper mining industry, but it’s easy to forget that we once sat at the very forefront of this booming business.

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THE 15 BEST Things to Do in Upper Peninsula - 2021

Things to Do in Upper Peninsula, Michigan: See Tripadvisor's 223,655 traveler reviews and photos of Upper Peninsula tourist attractions. Find what to do today, this weekend, or in June. We have reviews of the best places to see in Upper Peninsula. Visit top-rated must-see attractions.

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Timeline Upper Peninsula Iron Mining: Growth after

A Brief History of Mining in the Upper Peninsula. 1844: Iron ore is discovered in the Upper Peninsula by William A. Burt, the United States deputy surveyor. (27) 1845: The first major discovery of ore is made near Negaunee, Michigan. (28) July 23: The Jackson Mining Company is formed. The Jackson Mine is opened in Negaunee, Michigan.

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Prehistoric Copper Mining in Michigan: The

2020-5-26  Isle Royale and the counties that line the northwest coast of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula are called Copper Country because of the rich deposits of native copper there. In the nineteenth century, explorers and miners discovered evidence of prehistoric copper mining in this region.

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Large Upper Peninsula mining plan slated for public

2015-1-25  Michigan's Upper Peninsula is rich with limestone, which grows ever deeper as you move south toward the Lake Michigan shoreline. It is useful in the manufacture of largely construction material.

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Michigan-Iron-Mines - Mining Artifacts

2015-1-1  The Menominee Range is situated mainly in the valley of the Menominee River, which lies on the boundary between the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and northern Wisconsin. The fact that iron was located here seems to have been known before the Civil War, but active mining dates back only to

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Michigan-Copper-Mines - Mining Artifacts

2021-3-2  Copper mining in the Upper Peninsula boomed, and from 1845 until 1887 (when it was exceeded by Butte, Montana) the Michigan Copper Country was the nation's leading producer of copper. In most years from 1850 through 1881, Michigan produced more than three-quarters of the nation's copper, and in 1869 produced more than 95% of the country's copper.

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The ancient copper mines of Michigan's Upper

2012-10-9  October 9, 2012. by David Warner Mathisen. The area now known as Michigan's Upper Peninsula contains rich copper resources that were mined extensively beginning in the second half of the nineteenth century. Amazingly, the professional miners who worked the area beginning in the 1850s all describe evidence of extensive ancient mining activity in ...

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Michigan Mining History

2019-10-29  While both current mining and the industry’s rich historic legacy remain prominent on the Marquette Iron Range, the region now boasts a more diversified economy. Tourism thrives across Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, the “U. P.” as the locals call it.

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Upper Peninsula nickel-copper mine moves ahead

2011-11-29  Drilling continues in Michigan's Upper Peninsula for potentially valuable ore deposits after a judge turned down a request from environmental groups to stop the mine's development.. Kennecott Eagle Minerals is drilling 25 miles northwest of Marquette primarily for nickel and copper, but palladium, gold, and silver could also turn up in the deposit.

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Ghost Towns Upper Peninsula Keweenaw Michigan

Because of its history with natural resource extraction industries like mining and logging, you’ll find many of its ghost towns in the Upper Peninsula. The industries’ booms and busts led to rapid population increases and declines creating ghost towns throughout the region, particularly in the Keweenaw Peninsula due to copper mining ...

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THE 15 BEST Things to Do in Upper Peninsula - 2021

Things to Do in Upper Peninsula, Michigan: See Tripadvisor's 223,655 traveler reviews and photos of Upper Peninsula tourist attractions. Find what to do today, this weekend, or in June. We have reviews of the best places to see in Upper Peninsula. Visit top-rated must-see attractions.

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