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Posted on: August 23, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Copper Miners: Trials and Tribulations in 1913 in Michigan’s Copper Country

Copper Country

Saturday, September 16 at 2pm in the Community Room

This historical presentation is given by Donna Searight Simons, author of Copper Empire: A Novel about the Copper Country Labor Strike in 1913. Learn more about:

  • The dangers of working in a copper mine
  • The nine-month labor strike
  • The strike's outcome
  • How the strike led to a tragedy that forever changed the Copper Country

Copper Country is an area in the Upper Peninsula that includes Keweenaw, Houghton, Baraga, and Ontonagon counties as well as part of Marquette County. To sign up for the presentation, please visit our events calendar

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