“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Eagle River, Michigan

Clickable Map of Keweenaw County, Michigan and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Keweenaw County, MI (38) Alger County, MI (7) Houghton County, MI (23) Marquette County, MI (23) Ontonagon County, MI (2) Cook County, MN (25)  KeweenawCounty(38) Keweenaw County (38)  AlgerCounty(7) Alger County (7)  HoughtonCounty(23) Houghton County (23)  MarquetteCounty(23) Marquette County (23)  OntonagonCounty(2) Ontonagon County (2)  CookCountyMinnesota(25) Cook County (25)
Eagle River is the county seat for Keweenaw County
Eagle River is in Keweenaw County
      Keweenaw County (38)  
      Alger County (7)  
      Houghton County (23)  
      Marquette County (23)  
      Ontonagon County (2)  
      Cook County, Minnesota (25)  
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1Michigan (Keweenaw County), Eagle River — Douglass HoughtonMichigan's First State Geologist
In Memory of Douglass Houghton Michigan’s first State Geologist Born Sept. 21, 1809 Drowned in Lake Superior off Eagle River, Oct. 13, 1845 Erected by the Keweenaw Historical Society the Home Fortnightly Club the Women’s Clubs and the . . . Map (db m181727) HM
2Michigan (Keweenaw County), Eagle River — S740 — Douglass Houghton
Douglass Houghton, Michigan’s first State Geologist, was born in Troy, New York, on September 21, 1809. He studied under Amos Eaton at the Van Renssaeler Polytechnic School in Troy. In 1828 he graduated and became a professor of chemistry and . . . Map (db m181726) HM
3Michigan (Keweenaw County), Eagle River — Eagle River
First settled in the early 1840’s by prospectors looking for copper deposits. Was later the shipping port for the famous Cliff and other nearby copper mines, and was very active in the 1850’s. In 1855 there were two breweries, 32 saloons, and three . . . Map (db m152746) HM
4Michigan (Keweenaw County), Eagle River — Joseph Blight, Sr.
In memory of Joseph Blight, Sr. founder of the Original Lake Superior Safety Fuse Co. Established in 1862 at Eagle River, Michigan Erected 1938Map (db m152749) HM
5Michigan (Keweenaw County), Eagle River — S0613 — Lake Shore Drive Bridge / Eagle River
Lake Shore Drive Bridge. This bridge, completed in 1915, was one of two bridges erected simultaneously by the Michigan State Highway Department across the Eagle River. The second was located in nearby Phoenix. Prior to 1915 a Pratt through truss . . . Map (db m106210) HM
6Michigan (Keweenaw County), Eagle River — Main Street Bridge Project
This bridge, a Pratt pony truss design built in 1909, is currently under a restoration through the efforts of the citizens of this community. The span – serving social, economic and historic values - was acquired by Houghton Township in 2007 to . . . Map (db m198436) HM
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Dec. 1, 2022