Specialty Products
of the
Upper Peninsula


Copper Samples at Red Metal Minerals, 202 Ontonagon St. Ontonagon, MI 49953. Phone 906-884-6618. Seller of Michigan copper specimens, minerals, and ores as well as minerals from around the world. Packages of rocks, minerals and fossils and a variety of unusual gift items. Books on the geology and history of copper mining. Stop at Red Metal Minerals, at Gitche Gumee Landing in Ontonagon.

Gitche Gumee Landing Gift 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 o ver 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 onyx and marb le, 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

Iron Mountain Iron Rock and Gift Shop. Wide variety of interesting rocks and minerals. Jewelry, books about mining, and many other interesting items. Open dailylate May through mid-October. Locat ed at the Iron Mountain iron Mine 9 miles east of Iron Mountain at W4852 Hwy US 2, Vulcan, MI. Watch for Big John, a 40’ miner welcoming you.  Take Hwy 141 to US-2, East on US 2 to Vulcan. (Worth the trip to tour this old iron mine). Phone: ( 906) 563-8077

Jams and Jellies at The Wood'n Spoon, PO Box 391, US 41, Mohawk, MI, 49950. (906)337-2435. Handmade Natural Preserves, Naturally Grown Produce, Homemade Jams, Jellies, and Fruit Cakes. Stop in our shop or purchase by mail order or our online shopping cart. We feature the wild Thimbleberry Jam from the Upper

Kemps Rod and Restoration, Inc., 636 Industrial Park Drive, Iron Mountain, MI 49801. Phone: (906) 776-1929, Fax: (906) 776-9046. Street Rods, Concours Quality Restorations and Concept Cars. See our just completed streetrod project, a 1935 Plymouth, runner up for the Riddler Award. Kemps can build your car from a concept or start with an original car. We can meet all your fabrication and paint needs.

Mountain View Lodges Art Gallery and Gifts. 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, f used glass jewelry and sun catchers, hand dyed silk scarves, 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.

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 Peninsula.

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.

Rock collectors may contact Red Metal Minerals, 202 Ontonagon St. Ontonagon. MI 49953 . Phone 906-884-6618. Seller of Michigan copper specimens, minerals, and ores. Books on the history of copper mining and geology in the Keweenaw Peninsula

Seul Choix Point Lighthouse Gift Shop offers unique lighthouse inspired gifts, books, and nautical items. 672 N. West Gulliver Lake Road, Gulliver, MI 49840. Phone: 906-283-3183. Open Memorial Day to mid-October from 10 am to 6 pm daily. Help continue Historic Preservation with our "Adopt a and have your name permanently engraved on a brass plate displayed in the Lighthouse. A wonderful gift for a lighthouse lover or as a memorial. For information contact Marilyn at 906-283-3317 or e-mail marilynf@up.net.

Smoklers BBQ & Catering Experience the taste of authentic, wood-smoked barbecue at Smokler's BBQ & Catering. Whether you're craving pulled pork, brisket, chicken, or ribs, our barbecue restaurant in Iron Mountain, MI, is sure to satisfy any appetite. Everything on our menu is made fresh daily - nothing is premade! We take pride in providing top-notch service, whether we are serving you through our drive-up window or catering for your big event. Come experience the delectable barbecue at Smokler's BBQ & Catering!

Ten Mile Creek Forge, Gallery, and Gift Shop in Bark River, Michigan offers interesting and unusual items. George Potvin Knife Maker and Blacksmith 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 shar pening 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, lo cal jams, honey, 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: 906 466-2276

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. 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

True North Gift Shop, 22608 Lakeshore Drive, Ontonagon, MI. Phone: 906-884-4230. Gifts and souvenirs including natural and hand crafted copper, Clearheart windchimes, Spoontiques Lighthouses, Tubbs snowshoes, books of regionalinterest, local craft items, photography by Richard Mascola,T-shirts, and sweatshirts. Open daily.

WINE: 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 Wine ry 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

The Wood'n Spoon, PO Box 391, US 41, Mohawk, MI, 49950. (906)337-2435. Handmade Natural Preserves, Naturally Grown Produce, Baked Goods. Wide variety of homemade jams and jellies. Stop in our shop or purchase by mail order or our online shopping cart. We feature wild Thimbleberry Jam, a specialty of the Upper Peninsula.

Yarn Shop: Rainbow's End Alpacas. Farm is located in Norway, MI in the south central Upper Peninsula. Tour the Alpaca Farm. Fun for the whole family. Rainbow Gifts offers items created with alpaca fleece from our own animals as well as a large selection of yarn, needles, and patterns. Supplies for knitting, crocheting, and spinning. Rainbow's End Alpacas, W6139 US 2, Norway, MI 49870 Phone: 906-563-7034


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Photo: George Potvin Hand-forged handmade knives