Laurium

Take a step back into time as you explore the historic town of Laurium.

Formally known as Calumet, the town of Laurium was established in 1895 as a company town for mine owners and captains.  Thomas Hoatson built his 13,000 sq. ft. home here which is now part of the Keweenaw National Historical Park and where the famous Notre Dame football player, George Gipp, was born.  George Gipp was quite an athlete, although he never play high school foortball.  He played for the Laurium baseball team and in 1915 they were the Upper Peninsula Baseball Champions with George playing center field.  He then went on to play professional football for Notre Dame.  While playing for defense for Notre Dame.  For four those four years the team  had a great record.  They won 27, lost 2 and tied 3 games. During those four years he was on the team, they scored a total of 520 points while the others scored 97 points.  Laurium is home to the Georgle Gipp Memorial.  

Today Laurium is more modern than back in the mining days but you can still feel the history as you pass through.  Restaurants, shops, a bowling alley that was built in 1945 and many homes that are on the National Register of Historic Homes are located here.  

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212 Lake Linden Ave
Laurium, MI 49913 US

Phone: (906) 337-0110
Web site: http://www.41lumber.com/
E-Mail Address: laurium@41lumber.com
Region: Laurium

Complete line of building materials. Free estimates. Delivery service. Open year round Monday thru Friday from 7 am to 5 pm, Saturday from 7 am to noon in summer and 8 to noon in winter.

205 Osceola Street
Laurium, MI 49913 US

Phone: (906) 337-6500
Web site: http://www.aspirus.org/AspirusKeweenawHospital/Our-Locations/459.aspx
Region: Laurium

Aspirus Keweenaw is a non-profit, community-directed health care organization based in Laurium, Mich., with clinics and outreach services in Laurium, Calumet, Houghton and Lake Linden. Aspirus Kew...

320 Tamarack Street
Laurium, MI 49913 US

Phone: (906) 337-2549
Web site: http://www.laurium.info
E-Mail Address: info@Laurium.info
Region: Laurium

Historic mansion built in 1908 that is now part of the Keweenaw National Historical Park and is also a bed & breakfast.

311 Hecla St
Laurium, MI 49913 US

Phone: (906) 337-4601
Web site: http://www.millerslanes.com
E-Mail Address: millersrecreation@gmail.com
Region: Laurium

Looking for a fun, low cost activity for your family this summer? Millers Lanes in Laurium is partnering with the National Kids Bowl Free Program offering two free games of bowling to youth ages 2 ...

79 3rd St
Laurium, MI 49913 US

Phone: (906) 337-0611
Region: Laurium

305 Tamarack Street
Laurium, MI 49913 US

Phone: (906) 337-2549
Web site: http://www.laurium.info
E-Mail Address: info@Laurium.info
Region: Laurium

Built in 1906, this 3 story brick and sandstone Victorian mansion has 34 rooms in its 7500 square feet.

243 Tamarack Street
Laurium, MI 49913 US

Phone: (906) 337-2549
Web site: http://www.laurium.info/keweenaw-house-25
E-Mail Address: info@Laurium.info
Region: Laurium

This 2500 square foot, 2 story house is located one block north of the Laurium Manor Inn. With 3 bedrooms, it is perfect for families

237 Tamarack Street
Laurium, MI 49913 US

Phone: (906) 337-2549
Web site: http://www.laurium.info/miners-cottage-24/
E-Mail Address: info@Laurium.info
Region: Laurium

4 bedroom, 2 1/2 bathroom, 1700 sq. ft. 2 story home that sleeps up to 8 people, located in the quiet National Historic District of Laurium. 1 king, 1 queen, 1 double, 1 twin bunk; 2 1/2 bathroom ...

Lake Linden Avenue
Tamarack Street
Laurium, MI 49913 US

Region: Laurium

George Gipp, Notre Dames first All-American football player, was born in Laurium in 1895. He died at the age of 25 after a 4-year, 32 game collegiate career in which he scored 83 touchdowns. His d ...

320 Tamarack Street
Laurium, MI 49913 US

Phone: (906) 337-2549
Web site: http://www.laurium.info/
Region: Laurium

This 13,000 square foot, 45 room ante-bellum mansion was built in 1908 for a wealthy copper mine owner at a cost of $50,000. $35,000 in decorations and furnishings were then added. On the tour you ...

310 Hecla Street
Laurium, MI 49913 US

Region: Laurium

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places on January 31, 2005, the Laurium district encompasses roughly 2872 acres of industrial, social and architectural history. Founded in 1887, the Vi ...

200 Isle Royale Street
Laurium, MI 49913 US

Region: Laurium

The George Gipp Arena is a smaller than regulation, one-sheet facility with four locker rooms. This arena is owned by the Village of Laurium, and is generally used for the Initiation and Mite prog ...

63 First Street
Laurium, MI 49913 US

Phone: (906) 337-2796
E-Mail Address: steverox@pasty.net
Region: Laurium

Locally owned family diner serving your favorite comfort foods!

308 Tamarack Street
Laurium, MI 49913 US

Phone: (906) 337-2549
Web site: http://www.laurium.info/yellow-house-103/
E-Mail Address: info@laurium.info
Region: Laurium

Located directly next door to the Laurium Manor, this 2300 sq. foot home is perfect for families!

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