Heritage Trail bike tours set

NEGAUNEE — Registration is now open for the Michigan Iron Industry Museum’s popular Iron Ore Heritage Trail bike tours. Offered Friday as well as July 19 and July 26, the tours take cyclists on an approximately five-hour, 16-mile journey to explore historic sites and discover stories of the Marquette iron range.

Led by museum historian Troy Henderson, the tour pedals to the Jackson Mine, and then continues into Ishpeming, making several stops along the way, including Old Towne Negaunee and the site of the Pioneer Furnace.

Tours start at 9 a.m.; preregistration is required. A $25 fee includes the guided tour and lunch. Learn more and register at the Michigan History Center page at www.michigan.gov/mhc.


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