Midnight Mining: The Deadliest Rock Hounding Adventures

Spelunking: Crawling through underground caves

Way up in the Far North country, nestled within the northern peninsula of the Keweenaw, itself at the tippy-top of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, is the old copper mining country. Active in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s, this land provided the metals that would fuel America’s industrial revolution. Early in the 20th century, the mines would all close- not because they’d run out of copper, but…