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Friday, June 22, 2018 – Sunday, June 24, 2018 | 69th Annual Upper Peninsula History Conference | St. Ignace

The annual Upper Peninsula History Conference pays particular attention to U.P. history topics and themes. This conference moves to a different location in the Upper Peninsula each year to also explore that area’s heritage. In addition, the annual Upper Peninsula History Awards are presented at this conference. The Upper Peninsula History Conference offers… 3 Keynotes 14 “breakout” sessions that address local and U.P. history U.P. History Awards Banquet Tours Workshops Exhibitors/vendors for attendees to visit Three days of “meet and greets” Come see what all the excitement is about! For more information call 517-324-1828 or visit hsmichigan.org.


Saturday, August 11, 2018 | Les Cheneaux Islands Antique Wooden Boat Show and Festival of Arts | Hessel

The Les Cheneaux Historical Association presents “Les Cheneaux Islands Antique Wooden Boat Show and Festival of Arts.” Come to the beautiful Upper Peninsula of Michigan to view one of the largest antique boat shows in the nation. Restored boats dating back to the early 1900’s are registered and displayed in the water in this very unique show. This year Dodge Boats will be showcased. Held in conjunction with the Boat Show is the Festival of Arts. Around 65 of the Midwest’s finest artists display and sell a variety of artwork in this juried show. No dogs, alcohol, or smoking allowed inside gates. The time for this event is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and it takes place at the Hessel Marina. The cost is $8, children 12 and under are free. For more information, call (906) 484-2821, email lciboatshow@gmail.com, or visit lciboatshow.com.


Saturday, September 29, 2018 – Sunday, September 30, 2018 | WWI in the Copper Country: Armistice & Aftermath Symposium | Houghton

The Michigan Technological University presents “WWI in the Copper Country: Armistice & Aftermath Symposium.” Armistice Day 2018 marks the centennial of the end of World War I. This symposium explores the impact of the “Great War” and its aftermath, especially as experienced in the American Heartland. While the war took a tremendous human and economic toll, it also motivated diplomatic, constitutional, technological, and medical innovations and paved the way for social change in its aftermath, from Prohibition to Women’s Suffrage. This symposium is also part of a series of events in the Keweenaw for World War I in the Copper Country. This event takes place at the Michigan Technological University. Pre-registration is required. For more information, call (906) 487-3264 or visit ww1cc.mtu.edu.


Friday, June 28, 2019 – Sunday, June 30, 2019 | 70th Annual Upper Peninsula History Conference | Escanaba

The annual Upper Peninsula History Conference pays particular attention to U.P. history topics and themes. This conference moves to a different location in the Upper Peninsula each year to also explore that area’s heritage. In addition, the annual Upper Peninsula History Awards are presented at this conference. The Upper Peninsula History Conference offers… 3 Keynotes 14 “breakout” sessions that address local and U.P. history U.P. History Awards Banquet Tours Workshops Exhibitors/vendors for attendees to visit Three days of “meet and greets” Come see what all the excitement is about! For more information call 517-324-1828 or visit hsmichigan.org.


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