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 it was almost demolished. Today it's being preserved. Learn all about it and see inside this mostly intact sawmill.

While we're on the local history theme, Copper Country Boat Tours offers tours of the Portage Canal between Houghton and Hancock. Join us for a ride and learn a little history and see the sights from the water.

Book a tour at: https://www.dragonflycopper.com/

AND my bear skull is done!! Check it out.

Watch the episode on skull taxidermy! https://youtu.be/sET-Z6mTq-k

Archival video of Alberta Village Sawmill from Ford Motor Company and Dave Stimac.

Historical photos from Michigan Technological University Archives and Copper Country Historical Collections.

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