St. Joseph's, Calumet

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• This photograph includes the twin spires of the St. Joseph catholic church on Oak Street in Calumet. An earlier building, of wood frame construction, was located on this site and also called St. Joseph's. both churches were built for the Slovenian community and was served by Slovenian priests. Calumet was one of the first settlements in the United States for Slovene immigrants. The building in this photographs was constructed from Jacobsville sandstone and was renamed St. Paul the Apostle in 1963. Learn more about Slovenes in the Copper Country by visiting the Interior Ellis Island web site.
12/9/2005 4:03:30 PM by Erik Nordberg, MTU Archivist