U.P. HISTORY

8 Playlist Videos


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DISCOVERING | Preserving Ford's Alberta Sawmill | Copper Country Boat Tours

Episode 38 - "Henry Ford built a town"....The Alberta Village Sawmill is a historical gem to the lumbering history of the western U.P. A year ago i...

June 12, 2023


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DISCOVERING | Abandoned Radar Base in the Keweenaw | Walleye Fishing the Bay of Green Bay

Episode 33 - We tour the abandoned Calumet Air Force Station, a Cold War era radar base tucked away on top of a mountain in the Keweenaw Peninsula....

May 1, 2023


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DISCOVERING | Copper Country

Episode 32 - We explore what makes the copper country, the copper country. The copper mining boom might be a thing of the past in Michigan's Upper ...

April 24, 2023


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Traditional Finnish Log Sauna | National Sauna Week

The last week of February has been declared “National Sauna Week". Because of the Finnish heritage here in the Upper Peninsula, sauna culture is st...

February 23, 2023


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Copper Country Curling | Curling in a Historic Calumet Mine Building

A historic drill house from the Upper Peninsula copper mining days turned into a curling rink. Calumet, Michigan is the center of the copper boom a...

January 19, 2023


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DISCOVERING | Beaver Trapping Under the Ice

Episode 77 - We learn where and how to trap beavers under the ice using a variety of trap sets. This mild winter has made it easier for trappers to...

March 18, 2024


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DISCOVERING | Building the Chassell Historic Trail

Episode 80 - Follow a 5-year journey to build a historic walking trail at the former site of the Sturgeon River (Worcester) Lumber Mill in Chassell...

April 8, 2024


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DISCOVERING | Nonesuch Mine in the Porkies | Crane Count & Bird Tips

Episode 81 - We explore the ruins and learn the history of one of the most fascinating copper mines, the Nonesuch Mine in the Porcupine Mountains W...

April 15, 2024