At an altitude of more than 1500 feet, 300 feet above the surrounding terrain, this location was the southernmost area in Michigan to offer a prospect of producing copper in commercial amounts. The Chippewa Copper Mining Company began work here in . . . — — Map (db m45043) HM
The Gogebic was the last of the three great iron ore fields opened in the Upper Peninsula and northern Wisconsin. Beginning in 1848 with Dr. A. Randall, federal and state geologists had mapped the ore formations almost perfectly long before any ore . . . — — Map (db m45035) HM
Honoring the men and women from this community who served their country.
Sponsored jointly by the Bessemer Woman’s Club and the Michigan State Highway Department
Dedicated May 30, 1949 — — Map (db m45037) HM