“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 Houghton, 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 (19) Baraga County, MI (1) Iron County, MI (8) Keweenaw County, MI (38) Marquette County, MI (16) Ontonagon County, MI (2)  HoughtonCounty(19) Houghton County (19)  BaragaCounty(1) Baraga County (1)  IronCounty(8) Iron County (8)  KeweenawCounty(38) Keweenaw County (38)  MarquetteCounty(16) Marquette County (16)  OntonagonCounty(2) Ontonagon County (2)
Houghton is the county seat for Houghton County
Houghton is in Houghton County
      Houghton County (19)  
      Baraga County (1)  
      Iron County (8)  
      Keweenaw County (38)  
      Marquette County (16)  
      Ontonagon County (2)  
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1Michigan (Houghton County), Houghton — Clubs and Associations — Historic Houghton
Residents of Houghton found many outlets for social interaction, including membership in a wide variety of clubs and organizations. Some relied on the community of large extended families, while others sought the camaraderie of those with shared . . . Map (db m153995) HM
2Michigan (Houghton County), Houghton — Copper Range Railroad Depot 1899 — Historic Houghton
The Copper Range Company was a fully integrated industrial enterprise, operating the Champion, Baltic and Trimountain copper mines south of Houghton, a number of milling facilities, and a large smelting works along Portage Lake. It was a late . . . Map (db m153999) HM
3Michigan (Houghton County), Houghton — Growth and Change — Historic Houghton
Houghton has grown dramatically since 1861, when its two thousand residents, wood frame commercial district and few industrial buildings were incorporated as a village. By the time of the copper district's peak production, 1900-1920, the population . . . Map (db m153994) HM
4Michigan (Houghton County), Houghton — Historic Houghton — Winter and Snow
It is said that there are two seasons in the Copper Country: "winter's here" and "winter's coming." The region's northern latitude and unsheltered exposure to Lake Superior combine to guarantee heavy "lake effect" snowfall. The Keweenaw Peninsula . . . Map (db m80074) HM
5Michigan (Houghton County), Houghton — L1936 — Hoar Family Mausoleum
Built in 1895Map (db m167452) HM
6Michigan (Houghton County), Houghton — Hotels and Saloons — Historic Houghton
Although many families and businesses have called Houghton their permanent home, the city has also catered to a more transient population as well. Its growth as the center of the region's major transportation routes guaranteed a steady stream of . . . Map (db m153996) HM
7Michigan (Houghton County), Houghton — Industry — Historic Houghton
Houghton wasn't merely a port for the pass-through of raw materials and wholesale goods. Throughout its history, the city's central waterfront location was attractive to manufacturing and industrial operations. As with the larger Keweenaw Peninsula, . . . Map (db m154076) HM
8Michigan (Houghton County), Houghton — S0690 — The Amphidrome / The Birth of Professional Hockey
side 1 The Amphidrome The Amphidrome stood on this site from 1902 until 1927, when it burned. The first hockey game was played in the arena on December 29, 1902, when Portage Lake beat the University of Toronto, 13-2. The Amphidrome . . . Map (db m76308) HM
9Michigan (Houghton County), Houghton — L1319 — Trinity Episcopal Church
Many of the Cornish miners, storekeepers and mining captains who immigrated to this area during the Copper Country mining boom (1842-1860) were Anglicans. On July 17, 1860, the Reverend Samuel A. McCoskry, Episcopal Bishop of Michigan, met with nine . . . Map (db m76306) HM
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May. 25, 2022