Tag: keweenaw history

Summer Adventure #14: Little Mountain

Author: Erin Lempkowski September 5, 2021 In Blog Comments (0)
A view of a forest in the fall with Keweenaw Bay in the distance.
Just south of L’Anse and only a few miles off Hwy 41 is Little Mountain. At only about 2 miles round trip to the summit and back (and not prohibitively steep for beginning hikers), this is a great for bringing […]

Summer Adventure #13: Eagle Harbor Lighthouse

Author: Erin Lempkowski August 29, 2021 In Blog Comments (0)
A lighthouse sits atop a rocky outcropping.
After copper mining in the Keweenaw began in the 1840s, Eagle Harbor needed a lighthouse to guide ships to safety in this especially treacherous area of Lake Superior. The current red brick Eagle Harbor Lighthouse was built in 1871, which […]