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Keweenaw County Michigan

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Research Addresses

County Government

Keweenaw County Courthouse
Unit 1 Box 7, Eagle River, MI 49924

Phone 1 906-337-2229  
County Clerk 1 906-337-2229
Treasurer 1 906-337-1625
Register of Deeds 1 906-337-2229

Township Government

Allouez
Allouez Township Hall 
2nd St., Mohawk, MI 
1 (906) 337-2302

Eagle Harbor
Eagle Harbor Township Office
Center St.  
Eagle Harbor, MI
1 (906) 289-4407

Grant
Grant Twp Office 
US Highway 41
Copper Harbor, MI 
1 (906) 289-4292

Houghton
Township Office:

Sherman
Township Office:

Libraries and Archives

Michigan Technological University or MTU
Archives and Copper Country Historical Collection
J.R. Van Pelt Library
1400 Townsend Dr. Houghton MI 49931
906 487-3209

 

Finnish American Heritage Center
Finlandia University
Maki Library
601 Quincy
Hancock MI 49930
906 482-5300

LDS Family History Center - Films available for renting about Keweenaw

Genealogical - Historical Societies

Houghton Keweenaw Genealogical Society Make sure you take a look at their Research Projects page and the Cemeteries Page.

Keweenaw County Historical Society
670 Lighthouse Road
Eagle Harbor MI 49950

The Keweenaw Kernewek Cornish Cousins Of Copper County

News Papers

The Mining Journal Online This paper has been in existence for over 150 years.

The Daily Mining Gazette Online  The Daily Mining Gazette has been in existence since 1858. This is the online version.

The Finnish American Reporter  A monthly journal available for subscription ($) by Finlandia University in Hancock.  One of the feature articles is called Tracing Your Roots.

Two defunct papers were published in Keweenaw Co. available on film at the Library of Michigan in Lansing:

  • COPPER HARBOR - LAKE SUPERIOR NEWS AND MINERS' JOURNAL 1846-1846
  • MOHAWK - KEWEENAW MINER 1913-1915

Check the Houghton County newspapers on film for coverage of Keweenaw Co.