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Old Airport

TBT ~ Title: Copper Harbor *Photographer: Wendell J. Kraft
*Date: 08-03-1947 *Description: Aerial view of Copper Harbor and the surrounding area.
~ The upper left shows the old Copper Harbor airport.
How many people knew that there was an airport?

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Lake Superior Magazine Article ~ Mountain Bike Ride Centers

Our region boasts three Ride Centers, designations awarded by the International Mountain Bicycling Association to top trail systems. Pictured here, Kati and Mike Pritchett ride the Overflow trail minutes after getting married atop Brockway Mountain in Copper Harbor, Michigan, which earned Ride Center status in 2011. Read Article

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EVENT ~ Memorial Day Program at Fort Wilkins

Location: Fort Wilkins Historic State Park

Category: General Event

Under the flag pole in the Parade Grounds will be this years Memorial Day Program. Copper Harbor School will be honoring the our fallen soldiers and celebrating the 200th Anniversary of the Star Spangled Banner. Capt. Don Kilpela, Sr. will be presenting the Memorial Day Address, Mel Jones, will be playing Taps on his horn and Wayne Burnett, Supervisor of Fort Wilkins will be leading us with and Introduction and Welcome. Light Refreshments will be served. A recreation Passport is required for entry into the Park.

Contact: Bonnie Harrer
Phone: 906-289-4215

Location Details
Fort Wilkins Historic State Park
15223 U.S. Hwy. 41
Copper Harbor Michigan 49918 USA


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Upcoming Event ~ Ride the Keweenaw

Saturday, May 23, 2015 | All day or non-timed event

Category: Athletics/Racing


Have you registered for Ride the Keweenaw yet? Tshirt deadline has been extended until Monday night. Right now you can take part in the Lake Superior Gravity Series Enduro #1, Taste of the Harbor dinner on Sunday and get an event Tshirt for only $50. Skills clinics are offered at Michigan Tech and Swedetown on Saturday for $10 – preregistration required. No need to preregister for the free group rides or scavenger hunt but tshirts must be preordered. For each group ride you take part in you can earn tickets for end of the day door prizes at Swedetown!

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