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  Calumet, Michigan 49913 - InfoMI
Calumet developed around the mines of the Calumet and Hecla Mining Company and was composed mainly of the officers and employees of the mines.
The word "calumet" is an Indian name for the clay stone bowl of the peace pipe.
Calumet is also home to Coppertown USA museum and visitor center, which tells the story of the mines, communities and people of the Keweenaw Peninsula.
www.infomi.com /city/calumet   (132 words)

  
 Calumet, Michigan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Calumet is a village in Calumet Township, Houghton County, in the U.S. state of Michigan's Upper Peninsula, that was once at the center of the mining industry of the Upper Peninsula.
Calumet is famously known as the runner up in the decision of the location of the Michigan State Capitol, having lost to Lansing by one vote
Calumet was also known for its wild, frontier lifestyle, which conflicted often with the conservative "eastern" money that was in control of the mining companies.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Calumet,_Michigan   (925 words)

  
 Calumet Ecological Park Feasibility Study: Part I
When the Calumet region was settled, the natural communities of the strandplain formed a transition from sand savanna and sand prairie associated with the dune region in the east to tallgrass prairie in the west (Labus and Whitman, 1997).
The Calumet region takes on unusual prominence in the convergence of lake and land traffic on, at, and near the head of Lake Michigan, and has functioned as the crossroads of the western half of the continent.
Euro-American settlers tended to avoid the Calumet area early in the nineteenth century settlement of the region, however, because the dune and swale terrain were considered wasteland and unusable.
www.lincolnnet.net /environment/feasibility/calumet2.html   (7039 words)

  
 Calumet, Michigan - michiganbackroads.com
Downtown Calumet is a National Historic Landmark District, a part of the Keweenaw National Historical Park.
Centrally located in the copper country of Keweenaw peninsula, Calumet Michigan is a natural hub for touring natural wonders like the Estivant Pines and historic sites like Central and the mine tours.
Calumet, Michigan is full of historic buildings, museums and art galleries.
michiganbackroads.com /Towns/Calumets/calumet.htm   (224 words)

  
 Oak Stree Inn - Calumet, Michigan
The discovery of the Calumet conglomerate lode, a fabulously rich copper ore body, made possible the formation of one of the most successful mines in America, the CandH, or Calumet and Hecla.
Calumet and Laurium rest on top of hundreds of miles of shafts, tunnels and drifts (large, open, mined out areas).
The Calumet Historic District was formed in conjunction with the Keweenaw National Historical Park, in 1992, to preserve this history and to tell the story of the area.
www.oakstreetinn.com /history.htm   (460 words)

  
 Calumet - Michigan's Upper Peninsula
What you can't see in Calumet today are the headframes that once towered over the mine shafts, housing the cables and pulleys that lowered miners in man cars, three men abreast and six deep, down into the mines.
The Calumet consolidated school district is the Keweenaw Peninsula's biggest, thanks in good part to its large student population of the area's many fertile Apostolic Lutheran families, among whom it's not rare to have ten or more children.
Michigan Tech history professor Larry Lankton's Cradle to Grave: Life, Work, and Death at the Lake Superior Copper Mines is surprisingly riveting in a detailed way as it follows company correspondence, technological changes, and labor recruitment strategies that came to a head with the 1913 Strike.
hunts-upguide.com /calumet.html   (2902 words)

  
 Downtown Calumet - Michigan's Upper Peninsula
Calumet is quite an interesting destination for people who enjoy backroads adventures and seeing buildings and environments unchanged for decades, with a certain ghost town feel.
Calumet's North End near where Fifth and Sixth join Pine is a treated as a separate place.
The village of Calumet is a tiny jurisdiction, with under a thousand residents, not much of a tax base, and housing almost exclusively built before 1913.
hunts-upguide.com /calumet_downtown_calumet.html   (3235 words)

  
 North Shore Cottage, Calumet Michigan, in the Upper Peninsula   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
North Shore Cottage, Calumet Michigan, in the Upper Peninsula
North Shore Cottage is located only 3.5 miles from Calumet on the shores of Lake Superior in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.
Calumet is a central point in the Copper Country, home to the richest metal mine in the world, the Calumet and Hecla, closed in 1939.
www.exploringthenorth.com /northshore/cottage.html   (381 words)

  
 Calumet Michigan Resource Guide, City or community of Calumet, Michigan Facts, Information, Relocation, Real Estate, ...
The population of Calumet is approximately 818 (1990).
The distance from Calumet to Washington DC is 834 miles.
Calumet is positioned 47.24 degrees north of the equator and 88.45 degrees west of the prime meridian.
www.usacitiesonline.com /micountycalumet.htm   (304 words)

  
 Calumet Rivers/Cal-Sag Channel Paddling/Fishing Page
Thorn Creek, a tributary to the Little Calumet River, is actually older, than the Little Calumet River, as it once connected into the great river system that rose from the St Joseph river and headed north across the area now covered by Lake Michigan.
Slowly, the mouth of the Grand Calumet near Miller Indiana filled with sand due to lack of flow, and the flow of the river changed forever, traveling backwards to the lower channel near Wolf Lake.
The Calumet and Cal-Sag have very little current, so little in fact that the river was almost void of life due to no oxygen in the water.
pages.ripco.net /~jwn/calumet.html   (2851 words)

  
 Calumet, Michigan MI, village profile (Houghton County) - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
Calumet is a village in Houghton County, in the Houghton metro area.
Calumet is on the Keweenaw Peninsula of the Upper Peninsula
Median rent in Calumet, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $247.
www.epodunk.com /cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=21676   (573 words)

  
 Michigan Web Page
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 Purdue University Calumet - About Purdue Calumet
Purdue Calumet offers associate, baccalaureate and master's degrees plus professional certificates in 100+ fields of study, including such traditional Purdue strengths as engineering; technologies; the liberal arts; natural, behavioral and social sciences; and professional programs of nursing, management/business, and education.
Purdue Calumet also strategically advances positive change and economic growth within northwest Indiana through the establishment of such institutes and centers as the Water Institute and Center for Energy Efficiency and Reliability.
Purdue Calumet became a residential campus in fall 2005 with the opening of a fully-furnished, apartment-style student housing facility.
www.calumet.purdue.edu /about   (363 words)

  
 Calumet Michigan Information
Lodging in Calumet, Michigan couldn't be easier to find then in our lodging section.
Calumet, Michigan accomodations, resorts, inns and B&Bs might be just what you need for a good nights rest.
Our Free Calumet, Michigan community forums allows you to talk to other people in your hometown about the community issues that concern you.
www.hometownusa.com /mi/Calumet.html   (1021 words)

  
 Indoor Theater - Calumet Theater - Calumet Michigan
One of the first municipal theaters in America, the Calumet opened on March 20, 1900, "the greatest social event ever known in copperdoms metropolis." The theater contained a magnificent stage and elegant interior decorations, including an electrified copper chandelier.
The Calumet Theater is a two-tiered, yellowish-brown brick vernacular Renaissance revival structure with a clock tower.
The Calumet Theatre is an imposing structure with statewide significance.
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 Lodging at the Michigan House Calumet Michigan
The Michigan House Building was constructed in 1905 by Bosch Brewing Company and was known as The Michigan, The Hotel Michigan, and the Michigan Hotel.
It began its overnight lodging history with 13 rooms each on the 2nd and third floors and was quite busy as a hotel serving Calumet Theatre patrons and mining business men during the first portion of the 1900's.
There is ample parking, adjoining warehouse space for snowmobile or bike storage, Wireless Internet Access in both suites, located at the heart of the Historic Downtown business district, two blocks from snowmobile trails and the Swedetown ski trails and convenient access to a full service restaurant and Brewpub on the first floor.
www.michiganhousecafe.com /lodging.html   (301 words)

  
 Calumet Unit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The U.S. Congress determined that the Calumet area was essential to telling the story of copper mining on the Keweenaw Peninsula.
The corporate-sponsored community planning in Calumet, Michigan, as evidenced in the architecture, municipal design, surnames, foods, and traditions, and the large scale corporate paternalism was unprecedented in American industry and continues to express the heritage of the district.
Now known at the Calumet Theatre, it is one of the nation's first municipal theaters.
www.nps.gov /kewe/calumetunit.htm   (628 words)

  
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www.loopnet.com /xNet/MainSite/ContentIndexPages/Michigan/Calumet   (528 words)

  
 Calumet Bed & Breakfast - The Official Directory of Bed & Breakfast in Calumet - Pure Michigan Travel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Calumet Bed & Breakfast - The Official Directory of Bed & Breakfast in Calumet - Pure Michigan Travel
Michigan has over 400 Bed and Breakfasts with warm and professional hospitality, that provides for memorable vacations and getaway weekends in the well-known cities and resort towns, as well as the beautiful and less-traveled countryside.
Whether you are traveling for business or leisure, try it once and you'll realize that it is a very pleasant diversion from the "sameness" of today's motels and hotels.
www.michigan.org /travel/lodging/?city=G2872&m=6;0   (92 words)

  
 Welcome to Calumet, Michigan!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Beginning as a civil township in 1866, the village developed around the mines of the Calumet and Hecla Mining Company and was then composed mainly of the officers and employees.
Gradually it composed of the surrounding communities of Laurium, Hecla and South Hecla, and in 1929, united with the incorporated village of Red Jacket under the name of Calumet.
A calumet was the clay stone bowl of the Indian peace pipe.
www.hometownvalue.com /calumet.htm   (135 words)

  
 Calumet - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A Calumet is a Native American smoking pipe carved out of pipestone, sometimes called a "peace pipe"
Calumet is also the name (or part of the name) of a number of places in the United States of America:
Calumet Farm was a well-known Thoroughbred horse breeding farm, owned by the founder of the Calumet Baking Powder Company.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Calumet   (131 words)

  
 Calumet Michigan - Reunion 2000
The purpose of this site is to provide information to the alumni of the Calumet area schools on the all class reunion to be held July 20, 21, and 22 of the year 2000.
We are inviting all the alumni of the Calumet Schools and Sacred Heart School to join us for a celebration.
For all those who responded to our call for addresses and those who received the first mailing, we are thinking of you.
www.clk.k12.mi.us /reunion/reunion2000.htm   (386 words)

  
 Center for the Study of History and Memory: History: Calumet, Michigan
Ivey, William J. Greenlee comments on his first impressions of Calumet, Michigan, some traits of the community, and the disaster at the Italian Hall in town.
She speaks of the impact of the disaster at the Italian Hall, the children who were killed, and how it brought the community closer together after the divisive strike of 1913.
In addition, he describes the local community, and ethnic diversity of Calumet and the negative reputation that prevails with regard to labor relations at the former Calumet and Hecla Mining Company.
www.dlib.indiana.edu /reference/cshm/ohrc051.html   (1065 words)

  
 Calumet, Michigan - Canada Pharmacy - Discount Prescription Canada Drugs - Discount Prescriptions
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 Calumet Hotels - Discount Hotels in Calumet Michigan (MI)
For business and leisure travelers looking for Calumet hotels at a great price, Via Destinations offers excellent discounts; from charming but cheap budget hotels to luxury accommodations to great downtown hotels, airport hotels and suburban alternatives.
Via provides excellent hotel information including photos, amenities and hotel ratings to help you find the right hotel at the right price.
To search all hotels in Calumet, select your dates and click "Search", or find the hotel of your choice in our Calumet hotel listing below.
www.viadestinations.com /usa-mi/calumet-hotels.htm   (182 words)

  
 Calumet Dining - The Official Directory of Dining in Calumet - Pure Michigan Travel
Calumet Dining - The Official Directory of Dining in Calumet - Pure Michigan Travel
Whether it’s a burger and fries in an authentic 50s diner or a gourmet evening at a five-star restaurant, no traveler will ever go hungry in Michigan.
Be sure to sample some of our specialties at Michigan restaurants, such as pasties from the Upper Peninsula, a planked Great Lakes whitefish with a glass of our prize-winning Chardonnay, delicious morel mushrooms, world-famous Michigan cherries and, of course, our heavenly fudge treats.
www.michigan.org /travel/dining/?city=G2872&m=7   (100 words)

  
 "Coppertown", a Photo Documentary of Calumet - Absolute Michigan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
"Coppertown", a photo documentary of Calumet by Eric Munch, will be on exhibit from Apr. 4 through Apr. 29 in the Kerredge Gallery of the Community Arts Center, 126 Quincy Street in Hancock Eric’s photos of Calumet, spanning 30 years, are playful and poignant as well as haunting.
This exhibit is supported by a grant from the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs and members of the Copper Country Community Arts Council.
Request a free copy of "Michigan Wine Country" magazine, with maps to more than 40 wineries around the state.
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 eBay - calumet michigan, Photographic Images, Scripophily items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Calumet and Hecla Inc. Stock Certificate 1961 Michigan
CALUMET (Houghton Co.) UP of Michigan -BLUE JACKET
Michigan ~ CALUMET ~ Fifth St RPPC a1097
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 Calumet Michigan - All School Reunion
As part of the opening ceremony, the All-School Reunion Committee would like to honor those Alumni who have distinguished themselves by their achievements or in what they have done for their community, or in what they have done for others.
PURPOSE OF THIS AWARD: To honor those living graduates of Calumet and Sacred Heart High School who have distinguished themselves by their achievements or the display of those qualities esteemed by their fellow Alumni.
We typically meet the last Monday of each month at the Elks Lodge in Calumet, 6:30pm until about eight.
www.clk.k12.mi.us /reunion/reunion2003.html   (789 words)

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