Copper Country / Keewenaw

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The Keweenaw Peninsula (pronounced /ˈkiːwənɔː/, roughly KEY-win-awe) is the northern-most part of Michigan‘s Upper Peninsula. It projects into Lake Superior and was the site of the first copper boom in the United States. Its major industries are now logging and tourism, as well as jobs related to Michigan Technological University and Finlandia University.
The northern end is sometimes referred to as Copper Island (or “Kuparisaari” by the Finnish immigrants), although this term is becoming less common.[1][2] It is separated from the rest of the peninsula by the Keweenaw Waterway, a natural waterway which was dredged and expanded in the 1860s[3] across the peninsula between the cities of Houghton (named for Douglass Houghton) on the south side and Hancock on the north

Copper Country Chronicler

Copper Country Chronicler

Copper Country Chronicler:
The Best of J W Nara
by Frontiera, Deborah K
$27.95
The Copper Boom days come alive through the artistic lens of one of the area’s earliest professional photographers. A coffee table book that will be treasured by many who live in or visit the area.
ISBN: 978-0-9800061-7-9
Publisher: ABCsPress.com
8×10 – HC – 105 pages
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Gelsomina's Story of Caesar Lucchesi: A True Tale of Italian Immigrants

Gelsomina's Story of Caesar Lucchesi

Gelsomina’s Story of Caesar Lucchesi:
A True Tale of Italian Immigrants

by Matson, Maria Vezzetti
$19.95
Relive earlier times with this feisty Italian woman and her progressive thinking husband. From livery stables, buses, airplanes to gas stations-the Lucchesi’s did it.
ISBN: 978-0-9831990-0-7
Publisher: Polenta Publishing
Pub. Year: 2011
6×9 – PB- 200 pages (60 photos)
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