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Museum programs on Saturday

December 1, 2011
The Mining Journal

NEGAUNEE - The Michigan Iron Industry Museum 73 Forge Road, Negaunee Township, will host a holiday shopping and 3-D photography event Saturday. Light refreshments will be served.

At 1:30 p.m., local photographer Jack Deo of Superior View Studio in Marquette will present his new program, "The World of Occupations in 3D," in the museum auditorium. The program takes guests on a three-dimensional trip 100 years into the past with historical photos documenting various occupations from around the world, including the Upper Peninsula. Other featured locations include East Coast textile mills, Chicago sausage factories and Detroit automobile manufacturing plants.

The museum store will be open with discounted items during the event. Items for sale include regional books, movies and maps; rocks and minerals; apparel; old-fashioned toys; Michigan and Upper Peninsula themed items; and seasonal holiday merchandise.

Admission to the museum is free, but donations are encouraged to help support the museum's education programs. Winter hours for the museum are 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. the first Saturday of each month, For more information, call 475-7857 or visit www.michigan.gov/ironindustrymuseum.

 
 

 

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