Mohawk in Keweenaw County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
New Snowfall Record 390.4 Inches
Erected by Keweenaw County Road Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Events. A significant historical year for this entry is 1978.
Location. 47° 21.543′ N, 88° 18.198′ W. Marker is in Mohawk, Michigan, in Keweenaw County. Marker is on U.S. 41 one mile north of Theilers Road, on the right when traveling north. Marker is located in Snow Gage Park, a pull-out and wayside park on the east side of US Highway 41. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mohawk MI 49950, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Eagle River (approx. 3.6 miles away); Douglass Houghton (approx. 3.6 miles away); Joseph Blight, Sr.Douglass Houghton (approx. 3.7 miles away); Lake Shore Drive Bridge / Eagle River (approx. 3.7 miles away); Lake Superior (approx. 7.1 miles away); Eagle Harbor House (approx. 9˝ miles away); The Eagle Harbor General Store (approx. 9˝ miles away).
Also see . . . Record Snowfall - Keweenaw County. The Keweenaw Peninsula, the most northern part of Michigan's Upper Peninsula, averages more snowfall than anywhere in the United States east of the Mississippi River. The large snowfalls in this area are attributed to a "lake effect" of storms crossing Lake Superior. (Submitted on July 15, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 15, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 14, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 69 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 15, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.