CEMETERIES of the KEWEENAW
"A CEMETERY IS A HISTORY OF A PEOPLE - A PERPETUAL RECORD OF YESTERDAY AND A SANCTUARY OF PEACE AND QUIET TODAY. A CEMETERY EXISTS BECAUSE EVERY LIFE IS WORTH LOVING AND REMEMBERING - ALWAYS."
( Author unknown. The Lutheran All Faiths Cemetery brochure, Middle Village, New York)
Houghton Keweenaw County Genealogical Society has started a multifacited
cemetery project. We are trying to gleen as much information as possible
concerning the existing cemeteries, with a emphasis on abandoned and long
In 2002 we worked on the abandon Jewish Cemetery located northwest
of Calumet and
currently working on the Hecla Cemetery in Laurium, Michigan, Houghton County.