The Evening Sessions: Copper Miners-Trials and Tribulations in 1913 in Michigan’s Copper Country

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The Evening Sessions

Join us on Zoom for this virtual program! The Evening Sessions is a monthly adult program series featuring a fun and engaging mix of presentations, lectures, workshops, demonstrations, author visits, and performances on topics covering the arts, culture, history, science, and more!

Copper Miners:  Trials and Tribulations in 1913 in Michigan’s Copper Country

Presented by Donna Simons, author of Copper Empire.  Learn about the 1913 copper mining labor strike in the Upper Peninsula and how it led to a tragedy on Christmas Eve.  The Dangers of working in a copper mine, the nine-month labor strike, strike outcome and how the strike led to a tragedy that forever changed the Copper Country will be discussed.


How to Attend

This program will be held virtually via Zoom and live streamed on our Facebook page. Registration is required and limited to 100 devices. Please only register one seat per family. The Zoom link will be emailed before the program.


Registration is required.  Please register in person, by phone, or online.