Tom Wright, Manager of the Quincy Mine Hoist Association, shares some interesting history behind this Keweenaw Heritage Site. Explore the history of Quincy Mine for yourself by taking a guided underground tour the next time you visit the Keweenaw.
Cliff Mine Ghost Towns of the Keweenaw - Visit Keweenaw
The ruins of the Cliff Mine tell the story of the Keweenaw's first profitable copper mine in the 19th Century. Its brief success spurred the nation's first mineral rush attracting prospectors from across the world. Today, the Cliff Mine's legacy can be experienced as visitors explore informal tra...
Central Mine Ghost Town of the Keweenaw - Visit Keweenaw
Located in the heart of the Keweenaw Peninsula rests the ghost town of Central Mine. Once a thriving mining community, this quiet place nestled among forests and cliffs provides a window into the epic copper boom of the 19th century.
Ghost Towns of the Keweenaw Freda Michigan - Visit Keweenaw
Located on the west coast of the Keweenaw Peninsula you'll discover the small community of Freda, MI which is the site of the former Champion Stamp Mill. After the mill closed in 1967, the populate dramatically declined to create one of the Copper County's most beloved ghost towns. Visitors explo...