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Fall 2012 Consortium Meeting in Iron Mountain

WW II CG-4A Glider as produced at Ford Motor Company in Kingsford.

The Menominee Range Historical Foundation Board of Governors cordially invites all museum participants to attend the Fall Consortium to be held in Iron Mountain.  The event will be held Saturday, September 22, at the Chippewa Club, located at 106 North Carpenter Avenue, Iron Mountain, Michigan, 49801.

Highlights of the event will be the reconstructed WWII CG 4A Glider (only the seventh restored in the world), a 1943 Ford Military Jeep as used in WWII, and a 1946 Ford Sportsman Convertible “Woodie” (body built at our local Ford Plant in Kingsford) which is on temporary loan. All are located in the new Glider/Military Museum.

A copy of the full program schedule can be downloaded by clicking here: Program
A copy of the registration form can be downloaded by clicking here: Registration 
Registrations are due by Saturday, September 8th.

The event will begin at 8:00 a.m. Central time (9:00 a.m. Eastern) on Saturday, September 22, and continue until 3:00 p.m. Central (4:00 p.m. Eastern).  Attendees are encouraged to bring brochures or other information concerning their organization for distribution.

Directions: Coming into downtown Iron Mountain on Stephenson Avenue, look for a two-sided sign with a glider. Directly across from the sign, turn up Kent Street. At the top of the hill, take a left for ½ block on Carpenter Ave. then a right into the Chippewa Club (with a large carving of an eagle) where most of the day’s events will convene.

Any questions, call Kathie Fayas, 906-774-2827 or Ken Sovey, 715-696-3643.

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Fall 2010 Consortium Meeting in Ontonagon

Information about the Fall 2010 Northland Historical Consortium Meeting is over here.

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Spring 2010 Consortium Meeting in Ishpeming

A report about the Spring 2010 meeting of the Northland Historical Consortium is posted over here.

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Meetings and Host Organizations

Future Meetings:
May 12, 2012 – Alberta / Michigan Tech Archives
Sept. 22, 2012 – Iron Mountain / Menominee Range Historical Museum

Past Meetings:
Oct. 8, 2011 – Florence / Florence County Museum
May 14, 2011 – Houghton / Michigan Tech & Keweenaw Heritage Sites
Sept. 25, 2011 – Ontonagon / Ontonagon County Historical Society
May 22, 2010 – Ishpeming / Cliffs Shaft Mine Museum
Fall 2009 – No meeting
May 16, 2009 – Iron Mountain / Michigan Museums Assn & NMU Beaumier Heritage Center
Oct. 4, 2008 – Central Mine / Keweenaw County Historical Society
May 3, 2008 – Covington / Covington Township Historical Society
Nov. 3, 2007 – Marquette / NMU Archives