Upper Peninsula History Conference

The 72nd annual Upper Peninsula History Conference will be a VIRTUAL EVENT on Friday & Saturday, June 25 & 26, 2021.
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The annual Upper Peninsula History Conference pays particular attention to U.P. history topics and themes. This year’s virtual conference will explore the heritage of the Bay Mills/Brimley area and many other subjects from the Upper Peninsula. In addition, there will be a presentation of the 2021 Upper Peninsula History Awards at the conference.

When the pandemic started last year, we had expected that in 2021 we would be able to have in-person conferences again. Unfortunately, that has not proven to be the case. With the pandemic still raging, new virus variants taking hold, and many months before we reach adequate levels of vaccinations, we have made the difficult decision to make the 2021 Upper Peninsula History Conference a virtual event.

We know many of you will be disappointed by this decision. We are very sorry we have had to make this extremely difficult decision and appreciate your understanding. We wish you all good health, and we thank you for your continued support of the Historical Society of Michigan!

Go to online registration.

Download the 2021 booklet here.

The Virtual 2021 Upper Peninsula History Conference offers…

  • Keynotes
    • The Place of the Pike: Bay Mills Indian Community
    • An Island of History: Mackinac Island State Park
    • The Battle of the Iroquois
    • The Shipwreck Coast : Wrecks of Lake Superior
  • Breakout Sessions
  • Workshops
  • Upper Peninsula History Awards Presentation
  • Virtual Exhibit Hall
  • On-Demand Videos
    • Before, During, and After the Conference
    • Video Library of U.P. History Topics
  • And Much More!

Join us to see what all the excitement is about!

Go here for more information about the U.P. History Awards.

2021 virtual UPHC sponsors

Future Conferences

73rd Annual Upper Peninsula History Conference
June 24-26, 2022
Iron Mountain, Michigan

74th Annual Upper Peninsula History Conference
June 23-25, 2023
Ontonagon, Michigan

 

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