Delaware Mine

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Mine entrance
Mine tour sign

The Delaware Mine is located off U.S. Highway 41, 12 miles (19 km) in Grant Township, Keweenaw County, south of Copper Harbor, Michigan and is a Keweenaw Heritage Site.[1] The Delaware Copper Mine provides tours of one of the oldest copper mines in the Keweenaw,[1] dating back to 1846.[2] The mine had five shafts, with the deepest reaching 1,400 feet (430 m).[2] The mine is open June through October and offers guided and self-guided tours.[2]


  1. ^ a b Keweenaw Heritage Sites from the Keweenaw National Historical Park
  2. ^ a b c Delaware Copper Mine home page, retrieved 10/11/09

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Coordinates: 47°25′27.47″N 88°5′55.24″W / 47.4242972°N 88.0986778°W / 47.4242972; -88.0986778