Surrounded by the unpredictable waters of Lake Superior, the Keweenaw Peninsula is defined by the era of copper mining. Visit any place in the Keweenaw, and you will feel the spirit of its original settlers. The triumph, the sadness, the fortitude, and the bravery.
These are their stories.
Inspired by historical events from local newspapers, family lore, and academic studies, Copper Island is a fictional podcast that explores the heartbeat of the copper mining boom in the Keweenaw Peninsula of Michigan: the people.
Learn more: copperislandpodcast.com