Ironwood in Gogebic County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Erected 1978 by Michigan History Division, Department of State. (Marker Number 560.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Michigan Historical Commission marker series.
Location. 46° 27.324′ N, 90° 9.644′ W. Marker is in Ironwood, Michigan, in Gogebic County. Marker is at the intersection of McLeod Street and Day St., on the right when traveling east on McLeod Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 631 E. McLeod St., Ironwood MI 49938, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Truth Behind the Legend of Stormy Kromer (approx. one mile away); Pabst Mine "H" Shaft Penokee Iron Range Trail – Historic Iron County Courthouse (approx. 1.2 miles away in Wisconsin); This 5 ½ Foot Diameter Drill Core (approx. 1.2 miles away in Wisconsin); Norrie Park (approx. 1.6 miles away); Newport Hill (approx. 1.6 miles away); Iron Mining in Wisconsin (approx. 1.7 miles away in Wisconsin); Erwin Central School (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ironwood.
Regarding Curry House. Information from the Ironwood Historical Society
The 18 room Solomon S. Curry mansion was constructed in 1895. It was dedicated as a Michigan Registered Historical site on Memorial Day, 1978. It still retains its original stained-glass Tiffany windows. All inside woodwork, banisters and fireplaces have been restored to original condition or replaced by fixtures of the period by the (then) owners, Mr. & Mrs. Tim Kornwolf. Solomon S. Curry was a pioneer in the mining industry and instrumental in building the City of Ironwood.
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