Near Bessemer in Gogebic County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Gogebic Iron Range
Erected 1958 by Michigan Historical Commission. (Marker Number 89.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Michigan Historical Commission marker series.
Location. 46° 28.837′ N, 90° 1.59′ Click for map. Marker is in a rest area on the north side of U.S. Hwy 2, 2 miles east of Bessemer. Marker is in this post office area: Bessemer MI 49911, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Memory Lane Highway (a few steps from this marker); Newport Hill (approx. 5.1 miles away); Pabst Mine "H" Shaft (approx. 5.5 miles away); The Truth Behind the Legend of Stormy Kromer (approx. 5.7 miles away); Curry House (approx. 6.6 miles away); Norrie Park (approx. 7.3 miles away); Penokee Iron Range Trail – Historic Iron County Courthouse (approx. 7.8 miles away in Wisconsin); This 5 ½ Foot Diameter Drill Core (approx. 7.8 miles away in Wisconsin).
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
Additional keywords. Mining
Categories. • Industry & Commerce • Natural Resources •
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