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Keweenaw National Historical Park

?There! On the riverbank, sir! The great copper boulder before our very eyes? the tales we have heard all these years bore the truth!? The first Michigan state geologist and renowned surveyor, Douglass Houghton, let the moment wash over him. The Jesuit tales dating back to 1672 are finally confirmed on this 1830 geological expedition. ?A great discovery, indeed, finding the famed Ontonagon Boulder, but is it truly evidence of mineral riches in this wild, remote country that the Indians call Keweenaw?? thought Houghton.

Plane - Daily scheduled air service is provided to the Houghton County Memorial Airport (CMX) by Northwest Airlink (800)225-2525). Rental cars are available at the airport and from auto dealers.


Car - From the Mackinaw Bridge/I-75 take US-2 to M-77 N to M-28 W. Take M-28/US-41 west from Marquette. Follow US-41 into Houghton and across the lift bridge into Hancock. From Ironwood,MI/Hurley, WI take US-2 E to M-28 E to M-26 N into Houghton and across the lift bridge. From Green Bay, WI take US-141 N through Iron Mountain and Crystal Falls to M-28 E to US-41 N into Houghton and across the lift bridge. The Quincy Unit of the park is located just north of Hancock, MI, along US-41. The Calumet Unit is located in and around the Village of Calumet, MI, about eight miles north of the Quincy Unit on US-41.


Public Transportation - Charter bus service is available through Superior Coaches and Delivery of Houghton, (906) 487-6511. Inter-city bus service is provided by Greyhound Bus Lines, (800) 23

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