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Fort Wilkins Historic State Park

15223 U.S Highway 41,
Copper Harbor, MI 49918
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Historical Site
Eco-Friendly
Family-friendly
Open Year-Round
Motorcoach Parking
WiFi
Description

Fort Wilkins Historic State Park offers camping, day-use facilities, a restored 1844 military outpost and one of the first lighthouses on Lake Superior built in 1866. Extensive restoration work and development began in the 1930s under the Work Project Administration.

Costumed interpreters demonstrate the history of the Keweenaw Peninsula fort. The Fort is open from 8:30 a.m. to dusk daily, mid-May through mid-October each year.

One mile east of Copper Harbor on US-41.
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