Industrial Archaeology Program Cosponsors Events

The Industrial Archaeology Program, of the Department of Social Sciences, is cosponsoring events that are part of the Isle Royale and Keweenaw Parks Association’s annual meeting this weekend, July 23 and 24.

Associate Professors Tim Scarlett and Susan Martin (both of SS), with Red Jacket Trolley’s Wil Shapton, will be leading a guided trolley tour centering on copper mining in Isle Royale and in the Keweenaw. The trip will run from 1 to 4 p.m., Sunday, July 24, starting at Calumet and then moving on to the Cliff Mine. The cost is $10; space is limited and advance registration is required.

Other events include a stereoscopic tour of Lake Superior, Isle Royale, and the Keweenaw in the 1860s and early 1900s, and a book signing. For more information on these events, visit parks.

For more information call 482-3627 or email irkpa@irkpa.org.

Published in Tech Today.


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