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Title: Upper Peninsula Looks Ahead, And Back, as Mine Interests Call - washingtonpost.com
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Upper Peninsula Looks Ahead, And Back, as Mine Interests Call

By Kari Lydersen
MARQUETTE, Mich. -- Like much of Michigan's Upper Peninsula, Marquette was built on mining. Thousands of Irish, German, Polish, Italian and other immigrants arrived here in the late 1800s and early 1900s to forge new lives in the copper and iron mines.

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