Quincy Mining Company Historic District

Area N from Portage Lake to Quincy Hill and along US 41, Hancock, Michigan

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Quincy Mining Company

Photo from the Historic American Engineering Record

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Description 

Quincy was Michigan's second largest copper producer, and one of national and international importance. The mine was extremely long-lived and profitable. -- Historic American Engineering Record (HAER MI-2)

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on February 10, 1989
Reference number
89001095
Areas of significance
Industry; Engineering
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
District
Historic functions
Single dwelling; Extractive facility; Processing site
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1875-1899; 1850-1874; 1825-1849; 1925-1949
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 178
Contributing structures: 2
Contributing sites: 411
Contributing objects: 2
Non-contributing buildings: 16

Update Log 

  • October 21, 2015: New photo from GS

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