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EVENTS

Please check with the hosting organization about the events listed below to confirm whether the events are cancelled or not.

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 | Empire Mine and the Cascade Range: A Book Release Presentation with Allan Koski | Marquette

The Marquette Regional History Center (MRHC) presents “Empire Mine and the Cascade Range: A Book Release Presentation with Allan Koski.” Mining engineer and local author, Allan Koski, will present an online slide show featuring his recent book release—Empire Mine and the Cascade Range. The book tells the story of life on the iron range through written voices, images and detailed events from 1844 to 2016, and the idling of the Empire Mine. An in-person book-signing will follow at the MRHC on Saturday, February 13, from 11 a.m. -1 p.m.

The time for this event is 6:30 p.m. -8 p.m., and it takes place via Zoom. Register in advance for this webinar program at https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_nmY3AQC3SZe6e2mNGo3h.  The cost is $5. For more information, call (906) 226- 3571 or visit marquettehistory.org.


Now available | Third Street: Day and Night—A Video History with Jim Koski | Marquette

The Marquette Regional History Center presents “Third Street: Day and Night—A Video History with Jim Koski.” Enjoy a virtual tour with Jim Koski as he explores Third Street, one of the commercial backbones of Marquette. Jim has interviewed business owners and worked with a videographer to capture top-notch footage. Sit back and enjoy this unique Marquette story, woven with historical photos and tales, about the people who lived on Third Street as well as the bars and businesses that helped transform the street. The cost to download the video is $15.00. For more information, call (906) 226-3571 or visit marquettehistory.org/digital-downloads.

EXHIBITS

July 20, 2020-April 10, 2021 | The Great Outdoors: The History of Recreation in Marquette County | Marquette

The Marquette Regional History Center presents “The Great Outdoors: The History of Recreation in Marquette County”.” Marquette has a long and rich history of outdoor recreation beginning with the first tourist who came here to fish in 1849. This exhibit follows the changes from the first camps in the late 1800s to the first car campers and the development of “The Land of Hiawatha” in the 1940s. Encounter the first hand stories of the local pioneers in outdoor recreation including skiers, bicyclists, rock climbers, and ice climbers. The time for this event is Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 10 a.m. -5 p.m.; Wednesday from  10 a.m. -8 p.m.; and Saturday from 10 a.m. -3 p.m., and it takes place at the Marquette Regional History Center, 145 W. Spring Street. The cost is $7/adult, $6/senior, $3/student, and $2/child (12 and under). For more information, call (906) 226-3571 or visit marquettehistory.org.

 

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