Upper Peninsula History Conference

The 72nd annual Upper Peninsula History Conference was held virtually on Friday & Saturday, June 25 & 26, 2021.

The annual Upper Peninsula History Conference pays particular attention to U.P. history topics and themes. This year’s virtual conference explored the heritage of the Bay Mills/Brimley area and many other subjects from the Upper Peninsula. In addition, the conference included the presentation of the 2021 Upper Peninsula History Awards at the conference.

Missed the conference? It’s not too late! All of the sessions were recorded and are available for anyone who registers.

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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