7 places to enjoy the nightlife in Houghton

Posted on July 28th, 2016
As you enter the town of Houghton, coming along US 41 after leaving the beautiful Michigan Tech campus you will see a statue of a miner. The miner looks like he is heading to work. The town of Houghton and actually Michigan Tech were built around the Copper mines which created the area I call home. Workin…

A little history about one of the oldest mines in the Copper Country.

Posted on July 14th, 2016
The Delaware Mine is among the oldest in the Keweenaw, having begun operations in 1847.  Although it isn’t one of the larger mines in the area, it still managed to yield about 8 million pounds of copper in its 40 years of operation.  The mine went down a total of 10 levels, reaching a depth of 1…