Special Gifts from the U.P.

 Enjoy Gifts from The the Upper Peninsula of Michigan


Antiques At The Old Boathouse, at the Bridge in Curtis, MI, next to J.T. Gordon's Motel, P.O. Box 218, Curtis, Ml 49820. Phone or Fax: (906) 586-6033. Artifacts from Here and There, Now and Then. Country Oak Furniture, Pictures, China, Copper, Graniteware, Glass, Oriental Rugs and more.

Art Gallery and Gifts at Mountain View Lodges. Browse this interesting art gallery located only 13 miles west of Ontonagon on the shores of Lake Superior. Take Highway 64 west from Ontonagon and go straight on H-107, the road to the Porkies. Wide variety of artworks including photography, fused glass jewelry and sun catchers, hand dyed silk scar ves, note cards, personalized silhouette drawings, plus much more. Chainsaw carvings created on site. Mountain View Lodges, 34042 M-107, Silver City, MI 49953. Phone: 906-885-5256 or 906-885-5947.

Foods of the North, special foods from the Upper Peninsula. Enjoy them here or have them shipped to your home. Foods such as pasties, fresh fish from Lake Superior, jams and jellies.

Gitche Gumee Landing Gift and Candle Shop is located at the north end of River Street in Ontonagon MI.  We offer highly scented long-burning candles in ceramic containers (made on site), votives and tea lights in over 45 fragrances and unusual candle holders made from rocks and minerals, and soapstone boxes. Our candles come in a wide variety of fragrances and are made right here at our candle company in Ontonagon. We also carry vases and bowls made of ony x and marble, wall hangings, a nice selection of jewelry set with semi-precious stones, and a wide variety of gift items. Red Metal Minerals carries a large variety of copper, datolite, and other specimens and minerals, as well as books on the history and geology of copper mining. 202 Ontonagon St., Ontonagon, MI 49953  (906) 884-6797.

A Guide to Michigan's Keweenaw Copper District by Lawrence J. Molloy. This updated version of Copper Country Road Trips is filled with Photographs, Maps, and Tours of the Keweenaw . . . Past and Present. Enjoy Keweenaw History From The Comfort Of Your Car. Guide book for tours of mainly mining locations, sites and ruins plus other historical sites. Includes maps, pictures, historical information and precise directions. Published and printed by Great Lakes GeoScience, Hubbell, Michigan. Available at Red Metal Minerals at Gitche Gumee Landing, 202 Ontonagon St. Ontonagon, MI 49953 or by mail order. $29.00 Price includes shipping. Phone: 906-884-6618 or E-mail: redmetal@charter.net

Lighthouse Gifts, Books, and Nautical Items at the Seul Choix Point Lighthouse Gift Shop on Lake Michigan south of Gulliver. Phone: 906-283-3183. Open daily Memorial Day through mid-October from 10 am to 6 pm. For a special gift "Adopt a Brick" $35 or "Adopt a Step" $1,000 and have your name permanently engraved on a brass plate displayed in the lighthouse.

THE PASTY OVEN Pasty Shop is located at W-7270 Highway U.S.2, near the stoplight in Quinnesec Michigan, just 4 miles east of Iron Mountain, MI. Phone: 906-776-0990 or toll free 800-753-5257. Eat in our dining area or pick up some delicious pasties for lunch or dinner. The Pasty Oven offers mail order so you can enjoy a taste of the Upper Peninsula in your own home. Baked fresh every day at our USDA inspected plant in Florence, we offer a variety of pasties including the traditional pasty, breakfast pasty, chicken pasty, vegetable pasty, and mini pastys &endash; great for appetizers or a party. Pasties can be purchased hot and fresh, half-baked, frozen or by mail order. Gift Certificates available for a wonderful gift from the Upper

Peterson's Fish Market on Quincy Hill in Hancock MI offers fresh and smoked fish available year round that may be shipped anywhere in the United States. Call for shipping or stop at our market. We fish Lake Superior almost every day. Peterson's offers fresh salmon, trout, and whitefish and smoked salmon, herring, and trout. Four Sons Fish & Chips concession stand open from May through September. Supplier to the major restaurants in the area. Peterson's Fish Market, 49813 US Hwy 141, P.O. Box 535, Hancock, MI 49930. Phone 906-482-2343.

Red Barn Antiques, PO Box 99, N7017 AuTrain Lake Road, AuTrain, MI 49806. (906) 892-8455. Depression Glass, China, Books, Magazines, Items from the 40's, 50's and 60's, Lamps, Pottery, Pictures, Munisingware and much more.

Red Metal Minerals, located at Gitche Gumee Landing, carries a large variety of copper, datolite, and local specimens, as well as minerals from around the world. Included are many unusual gift items such as agate slabs and bookends of all sorts. Spectacular mineral specimens for the serious collector and anyone who enjoys the beauty of Mother Nature. Variety of books written on the history and geology of copper mining in the Keweenaw Peninsula. 202 Ontonagon Street, Ontonagon, MI 49553. Phone 906-884-6618.

Snowmobile Rentals in the Upper Peninsula. Gift Certificates available

Ten Mile Creek Forge and Gift Shop in Bark River, Michigan offers interesting and unusual items. George Potvin Knife Maker and Blacksmith, located at Ten Mile Creek Forge, Pottery, Lighting, and Irish/Celtic Gift Shop, offers completely handmade hunting knives with sheaths. George creates several patterns of Damascus, also utilizing titanium and other high carbon steel for blades. Classes, custom work, hand-scrimshaw, repairs and sharpening available.  The Gift Shop offers a surprising array of creative and beautiful gifts, many created by 30 juried local artists and some from around the world. Choose from pottery, paintings, photography, stone lampshades, jewelry, glass items, local jams and maple syrup, plus much MORE. You will be pleasantly surprised visiting this very unique and beautiful Upper Peninsula Gallery and Shop! Ten Mile Creek Forge and Gift Shop, 1691 17th Road, Bark River, MI 49807. Phone: 906 466-22 76

The Village Artisans of Garden is a delightful Art Gallery filled with fine arts and crafts created by Upper Peninsula Artists. Enjoy the beautiful paintings, photography, pottery, weaving, jewelry, fabrics, metal creations, wood turning, baskets, glass blowing, stained glass, home made jams, interesting books, plus much more. The Garden Art Gallery is open daily from Mid-May through September. Mid-October. Located between Escanaba and Manistique, 8 miles south of US-2. Turn south at Garden Corners on Highway M-183 to the town of Garden, Michigan. Phone 906-644-2025

WINE FROM THE UPPER PENINSULA: Threefold Vine Winery has relocated to Menominee County in the southern Upper Peninsula. Wine made from grapes grown in the Upper Peninsula? Yes, right at the Threefold Vine Winery in Stephenson, Michigan. Our Tasting Room at the Winery offers grape (from our vineyard) apple, honey, and various fruit wines. The Green family invites you to visit our winery, see how the wine is produced, and sample our exciting new wines. The Winery and Tasting Room is located in the historic bank buildi ng at S232 Menominee Street, Stephenson, MI 49887, one block west of Highway US-41. Phone: 906-753-6000


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