Calumet is located in Michigan’s Houghton County. Calumet sits along U.S. route 41 and was once the heart of the mining industry. Calumet has a population of 726 and was founded in 1864. This area is most well-known for connection to the mining industry and was once nicknamed “copper town.” Some of the most popular things to do to visit the Calumet Theatre, Visitor Center, Quincy Mine, Keweenaw National Historical Park, the Firefighters Museum.
For more information on the area you can visit their visitors center. They are open from year-round from 11 am to 4pm and have a vast amount of information on the history of Calumet and its ties to the mining and copper industry.