Michigan Highway 26 and US Highway 41 leading to and through the Keweenaw Peninsula were asplash with color during a Western Upper Peninsula Color Tour.
Fall Color on US 41 in the UP Keweenaw Peninsula
This sign, 2 miles north of Copper Harbor Michigan, identifies the northern terminus of US Highway 41 that begins in Miami, Florida and travels north for 1990 miles until it ends here.
Brockaway Mountain - Copper Harbor, Michigan
In 2012 Tim Zheng of Milwaukee caught some beautiful fall color at its peak from the top of Brockaway Mountain. Great photos Tim. Thanks for sharing them with us.
Copper Harbor, Michigan's most northern city, is near the tip of the Keweenaw Peninsula. It is an attractive village with unique shops, restaurants, hiking trails, and a popular Michigan State Park.
See our article and photos about things to see and do in Copper Harbor.
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Two Months in the
In 1845 Geologist-Historian Charles Whittlesley spent two months exploring and documenting his travels from Sault Ste. Marie to the Ontonagon River. At that time the UP had only been open for settlement for 3 years and was still very much a wild and unsettled frontier. Until recently this faacinating account of life in the early UP was "lost" in 160 year old archives. Now recovered it has now been published by the Northern Michigan University Dept of History. It is available for $10 plus postage. Contact
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