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Buildings - Churches - Eagle Harbor

Historic Sites, Historical Markers, Buildings, Church Buildings, Churches - Eagle Harbor [Photo of the historical marker outside of the Holy Redeemer Church telling the history of the church.]

Scanned: January 22, 2008

Douglass Houghton Monument

Sign and Signboards, Historical markers, Historic Sites, Historical Markers, Monument of Douglass Houghton Michigan's First State Geologist. Drowned off shore of Lake Superior Oct. 13, 1845. Monument located on Lake Shore Scenic Drive M-26 at Eagle River, Michigan.

Scanned: November 2, 2010

Record Snowfall Sign

Seasons, Winter, Sign and Signboards, Historical markers, New Snowfall Record 294.5 In. On March 29, 1965 the Copper Country achieved a new snowfall record near this location by recording 284.6 in. of snow. The original record of 282.2 seasonal inches was tabulated in the winter of 1949-50 at the Houghton County memorial airport. The last snowfall in 1950 came on May 3rd. The following is a monthly tabulation of snow for the winter of 1964-65, Oct. 3.8 in., Nov. 41.0 in., Dec. 100.6 in., Jan., 52.8 in., Feb. 41.9 in., Mar. 39.0 in., Apr. 5.4 in. to total 294.5 inches. [Sign posted by the Keweenaw County Road Commission.]

Scanned: November 10, 2010

George Gipp Memorial

Sign and Signboards, Historical markers, , The famous George Gipp Memorial Monument is located on Lake Linden Ave., Lake Linden, Mich. Known as The Gipper at Notre Dame.

Scanned: November 11, 2010

Michigan Tech Campus

Education, Postsecondary Education, Education, Higher, Buildings, Public Buildings, Historic Sites, Historical Markers Campus View Historical Marker [Michigan Historic Site sign in front of Hubbell Hall building. "Michigan Tech - In 1885 the Michigan Mining School was established here by the state. Classes were held in temporary quarters until 1889 when Hubbell Hall was erected. Situated ideally in the midst of the Upper Peninsula's booming mining industry, the school soon ranked as one of the world's best mining colleges. Renamed Michigan College of Mining and Technology in 1927, it now offers work in all the major fields of engineering and science.']

Scanned: December 9, 2008


Sign and Signboards, Historical markers, Transportation, Roads, Cliff Mine 1843 The World's First Native Copper Mine. [Road side sign showing the way to the Cliff Mine.]

Scanned: November 10, 2008


Burials, Cemeteries, Historic Sites, Historical Markers, Old wooden headstone of John Oats [Mr. Oats died June 11, 1852 at the age of 46. He was a native of Camborne, Cornwall England]

Scanned: April 26, 2006

Monuments - Douglass Houghton

Sign and Signboards, Historical markers, Buildings, Dwellings, Housing, Single Family, Fenced in Douglass Houghton Mounument Eagle River. [Image of the stone tribute in memory of Douglass Houghton, the first State geologist.]

Scanned: June 30, 2009

Monuments - Pythias Shrine

Sign and Signboards, Historical markers, Woody Plants, Trees, Persons Eagle River, Phoenix Bete Gris Pythias Shrine Monument . [Two men in knickers visit the stone monument. Inscription on plaque too difficult to read.]

Scanned: June 30, 2009


Sign and Signboards, Historical markers, Burials, Cemeteries, Monuments [Image of a monument dedicated "To the memory of her honored dead veterans of the civil war CALUMET erects this monument May - 1900"]

Scanned: June 30, 2010