University of Michigan | Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences | 24-29 August 2014
26 August 2014
The mining industry in this area produced tremendous wealth locally, reflected in the period buildings of historic downtown Calumet. This is a typical example of the extensive use of Jacobsville sandstone in prominent buildings, such as St. Anne's Church from 1900, now the Keweenaw Heritage Center. At one time, Calumet vied for being the capital of Michigan.