“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 Hancock, Michigan

Clickable Map of Houghton 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> Houghton County, MI (24) Baraga County, MI (1) Iron County, MI (26) Keweenaw County, MI (38) Marquette County, MI (33) Ontonagon County, MI (2)  HoughtonCounty(24) Houghton County (24)  BaragaCounty(1) Baraga County (1)  IronCounty(26) Iron County (26)  KeweenawCounty(38) Keweenaw County (38)  MarquetteCounty(33) Marquette County (33)  OntonagonCounty(2) Ontonagon County (2)
Houghton is the county seat for Houghton County
Hancock is in Houghton County
      Houghton County (24)  
      Baraga County (1)  
      Iron County (26)  
      Keweenaw County (38)  
      Marquette County (33)  
      Ontonagon County (2)  
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1 Michigan, Houghton County, Hancock — 321 Quincy Street
Site of the childhood home of photographer Edward Steichen (1879-1973) and Lilian Steichen Sandburg (1883-1977), wife of writer Carl Sandburg. At this site in the 1880s the seed was sown that later grew into Steichen’s signature . . . Map (db m122590) HM
2 Michigan, Houghton County, Hancock — L519 — Hancock / Town Hall and Fire HallRegistered Michigan Historic Site
Hancock The Quincy Mining Company platted Hancock in 1859, a decade after the company began mining Keweenaw copper. While many copper towns boomed and busted within a short period of time, Hancock remained stable, incorporating as a city in . . . Map (db m122367) HM
3 Michigan, Houghton County, Hancock — S211 — Old Main / Suomi College
Old Main Suomi College was founded in 1896 by the Finnish Evangelical Lutheran Church of America. The cornerstone of Old Main, the first building erected at Suomi College, was laid on May 30, 1898. Jacobsville sandstone, quarried at the . . . Map (db m122387) HM
4 Michigan, Houghton County, Hancock — The Finnish American National Historical Archive & MuseumMennyt, nykyinen ja tuleva (Past, Present and Future)
Finlandia University, founded in 1896 as Suomi College, established the Finnish American National Historical Archive and Museum (FANHAM) in 1990 to honor the past contributions of Finnish Americans, to link present visitors with Finnish America and . . . Map (db m122599) HM
5 Michigan, Houghton County, Hancock — The First Finnish Newspaper in America
The first Finnish newspaper in America was the “Amerikan Suomalainen Lehti,” published by A. J. Muikku in Hancock on 14 April 1876. It was printed at the northwest corner of Quincy and Reservation Streets at the offices of the North . . . Map (db m122668) HM
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Apr. 13, 2024