Keweenaw County Historical Society

Caretakers of the past, stewards of the future

Individual Site Event calendar

Events held at KCHS sites and museums

    • 9 Jul 2022
    • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Keweenaw History Museum Eagle Harbor Lighthouse Complex

    Author Larry Jorgensen and Mark Rowe, KCHS Maritime Chairman

     The "City of Bangor" shipwreck and amazing rescue of cars and crew is featured  in a new book:  “Shipwrecked and Rescued”.  The author Larry Jorgensen will sign copies and discuss the book. For each book purchased Mr. Jorgensen will donate $10 to KCHS. Maritime Chairman Mark Rowe also will be present to comment on the museum's exhibit which includes a 1927 auto rescued from the wreck, along with photos and other shipwreck memorabilia.

     Donations appreciated

    • 16 Jul 2022
    • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Gay School Museum

    Don't miss the newest addition to the Historic School at Gay Museum:
    Copper Milling at Gay: A Lake Superior Story
    Ten panels placed throughout the museum tell the story of the
    Gay stamp sands from copper vein to lake including topics such as
    Buffalo Reef, Gay Industries, and copper processing.
    Join those involved with the research, writing, funding, and
    design of this permanent exhibit on...

    • 21 Aug 2022
    • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Phoenix Church

    The church is located on US Highway 41 in Phoenix, Michigan, at the junction of M-26 to Eagle River.

    • 4 Sep 2022
    • 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    • Phoenix, Michigan

    The church is located on US Highway 41 in Phoenix, Michigan, at the junction of M-26 to Eagle River.


KCHS museum sites and cottage rentals will be open for the 2022 season.  Please see the site and rental webpages for specific dates and operation information.

The Keweenaw County Historical Society’s Board of Directors will follow the COVID-19 Epidemic Orders issued by the State of Michigan’s Department of Health and Human Services.  These public health orders are updated as needed, so KCHS may need to change access to buildings and events.

Please check back for updates.

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