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Miners Memorial Heritage Park

Promoting nature, history & silent recreation in Ironwood, MI

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September 2015

Deer Management Bow Hunt starts Oct 1 in Miners Park

The Deer Management Bow Hunt starts in the Miners Memorial Heritage Park and other properties Thursday, October 1st.

The Friends of the Miners Park recommend using the Miners Park walking trails between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Visitors to the Miners Park should wear hunter orange/bright clothing if you venture in the Miners Park between a half hour before sunrise to 10 a.m. and from 2 p.m. to a half hour after sunset. Continue reading “Deer Management Bow Hunt starts Oct 1 in Miners Park”

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Miners Park Jessieville/Industrial Park Listening Sessions

The Jessieville/Industrial Park location listening session for the Miners Memorial Heritage Park

Scheduled for Wednesday, September 23 , 6:30pm at Manny’s Restaurant and Lounge.

The Jessieville/Industrial Park neighborhood listening session

Set for Thursday, October 1, 6:30pm at Rigoni’s Inn. For residents and those who work in the Industrial Park.

Why Listening Sessions?

The Miners Park listening sessions are designed to discover what area residents, businesses and organizations would like the Miners Park to become. Community comments will help design the future Miners Park.

The City’s 2014 Comprehensive Plan “recognizes the Miners Memorial Heritage Park as an important heritage site and recreational/open space amenity in the community to be protected and preserved for the enjoyment of all users.”

We want community input!

Continue reading “Miners Park Jessieville/Industrial Park Listening Sessions”

A Beautiful Day to Honor Our Miners!

Updated Annual Mining Memorial Heritage Day flyer

Added Guided Miners Memorial Heritage Park tour from 2 to 3pm.
Added 2nd video to the Theatre North showing from 3:30 to 4:30pm.

The “Pabst ‘H’ Disaster” video at Theatre North​ is the Radio Drama Awards Second Place Radio Play from 1986 by Ray Maurin with photos added.

The “Ironwood – How We worked” covers the 2012 Miners Mural Dedication in Ironwood and the unveiling of Pabst ‘G’ and ‘H’ historical signs in 2013.

Visit “Iron-Wood No. 1” in the Miners Park

Mining Memorial Heritage Day, Saturday, Sep 26.

“The components of this “minimalist” sculpture symbolize the three occupations instrumental in the development of the Gogebic Iron Range: mining, logging and railroading. Minus any one of the three, it’s quite possible none of the Range communities from Wakefield, Michigan to Upson, Wisconsin would exist today.”

Iron-wood No. 1
IRON-WOOD NO. 1

A site-specific construction in steel and wood
By Philip Kucera

Ironwood’s Annual Mining Memorial Heritage Day will take place on Saturday, September 26th.

“Hallowed Ground”

I consider the “caving ground” running along the major areas of mining within the Gogebic Range to be “Hallowed Ground.” — Philip Kucera

Ironwood’s Annual Mining Memorial Heritage Day will take place on Saturday, September 26th on the Gogebic & Penokee Range.

Miners Park Norrie & Jessieville Listening Sessions

The Norrie neighborhood listening session for the Miners Memorial Heritage Park

Scheduled for Wednesday, September 23 , 6:30pm at Manny’s Restaurant and Lounge.

The Jessieville/Industrial Park neighborhood listening session

Set for Thursday, October 1, 6:30pm at Rigoni’s Inn. For residents and those who work in the Industrial Park.

Why Listening Sessions?

The Miners Park listening sessions are designed to discover what area residents, businesses and organizations would like the Miners Park to become. Community comments will help design the future Miners Park. Continue reading “Miners Park Norrie & Jessieville Listening Sessions”

Ironwood’s Annual Mining Memorial Heritage Day

September 26th on the Gogebic & Penokee Range.

The day’s events will include a pop-up museum at the Miners Mural downtown, open houses at the Iron County and Ironwood Depot Museums, Memorial Building Mining & Heritage Display, a video on the Pabst “H’” disaster, dinner at the Iron Nugget and a candlelight ceremony at the Pabst “H” mine site.
Continue reading “Mining Memorial Heritage Day, Saturday, September 26th”

Join the Friends of the Miners Park!

Become a Friends of the Miners Memorial Heritage Park member and support our mission to develop and maintain the Miners Memorial Heritage Park.

Join today and your membership starts immediately and carries through 2016.

Join today and help us preserve Ironwood’s Heritage, design new non-motorized trails, involve the community in Miners Park activities and plan the next 20 years of the Ironwood’s unique park.

Download the Friends of the Miners Memorial Heritage Park Membership Application

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Art in the Miners Park 2014 – Awarded nearly $3,000 to participating artists in 2014

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