Tuesday Afternoon Programs
Michigan Iron Industry Museum, Negaunee
We hope that you'll drop by for our Tuesday afternoon programs this summer. While you're enjoying light refreshments, you'll be discovering intriguing stories of U.P. history, courtesy of historians and other experts who are eager to share their knowledge and research with you. Programs begin at 2 p.m.
Here is this summer's lineup:
- July 9
"Community in Conflict: A History of the 1913-14 Michigan Copper Strike and the Italian Hall Tragedy" (includes book signing)
Speaker: Gary Kaunonen, labor historian and author
- July 16
"Antique Bottles of Marquette County" (you're invited to bring your antique bottles)
Speaker: Bill Van Kosky, collector
- July 23
"Alan Lomax and Collecting U.P. Folk Music"
Speaker: Daniel Truckey, Northern Michigan University, Beaumier Heritage Center
- July 30
"Iron Mountain's Cornish Pumping Engine and the Mines It Dewatered"
Speaker: William Cummings, historian
- August 6
"Bats and the Mines: An Update on White Nose Syndrome"
Speaker: Bill Scullon, Michigan Department of Natural Resources
- August 13
"Archaeology on the Cusp of a Changing World: An Early Fur Trade-Era Archaeological Site in Marquette County"
Speaker: Dr. John Anderton, Northern Michigan University
- August 20
"Tsu Ming Han: Pelletizing Pioneer"
Speaker: Dr. Russell M. Magnaghi, Northern Michigan University, Center for Upper Peninsula Studies
Admission to this event is free of charge, although donations are appreciated. For more information, please send us an e-mail
or telephone (906) 475-7857.
We invite you to explore all Michigan Historical Museum System Upper Peninsula events in our online calendar.
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