Keweenaw所有历史悠久的城镇都是铜矿开采业的结果。今天所有的水道都在与采矿业造成的污染作斗争。废物,尾矿,炉渣和各种化学物质都被倾倒在运河,湖泊和海岸中。 1986年,采矿活动停止,并建立了一个超级基金场地来清理污染。三座灯塔的历史可追溯至19世纪:Eagle Harbor,Fort Wilkins和Ontonagon。采矿井经过改造,成为北美小棕色和大棕色蝙蝠的栖息地,学者们一直在研究使用淹没式矿井进行地热采暖和冷却的可能性。国家公园管理局的中西部考古中心研究了铜矿开采业务的人员,设备和建筑物的考古遗迹。公园内及周围的几个博物馆专门用于铜矿业,以及芬兰裔美国人的遗产,自耕农,消防员,伐木营地和小木屋。


All of Keweenaw’s historic towns are the result of the copper mining industry. Today all waterways are fighting the pollution caused by the mining industry. Waste, tailings, slag and various chemicals are dumped in canals, lakes and coasts. In 1986, mining activities ceased and a super fund site was established to clean up the pollution. The three lighthouses date back to the 19th century: Eagle Harbor, Fort Wilkins and Ontonagon. The mining well has been transformed into a habitat for small brown and large brown bats in North America, and scholars have been investigating the possibility of using submerged mines for geothermal heating and cooling. The Midwest Archaeological Center of the National Park Service has studied the archaeological remains of personnel, equipment and buildings in the copper mining operations. Several museums in and around the park are dedicated to copper mining, as well as Finnish-American heritage, peasant farmers, firefighters, logging camps and cabins.