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  Quincy Mine



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The Quincy Mine was America's most productive copper mine from 1863 to 1867.
The old Powder House building is where visitors can buy their tickets for the mine tour.



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The world's largest steam hoist engine is located in the Old No. 2 Hoist House.
Old railroad cars that transported rocks and ore from the mine.



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Towering cloud bank north of the mine.
 

  Scenic View Turnout



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Off of US-41 on the north side of Hancock, there is a scenic overlook. Pictured is Michigan Tech's campus (zoomed in).
Wide view of Houghton from the Scenic View Turnout.



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A location map found at the overlook
A view of Houghton from the scenic overlook.



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A sunnier view of Houghton.
Cloudy morning.

  F.J. McLain State Park



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Lake Superior is a short distance from the campground at F.J. McLain State Park.
A view of Lake Superior from part of the nature trail at F.J. McLain State Park.



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Stairs to the beach near the lighthouse.
Breakwaters Beach House is near the west parking lot at F.J. McLain State Park.



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Breakwaters Beach House is near the west parking lot is located on a pier at McLain State Park.
Surfers brave the chilly water of Lake Superior. They're wearing wet suits as they surf offshore.

  Hancock Parks



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Swimming area at Hancock Beach.
Swingset at Hancock Beach.



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Picnic area at Hancock Beach.
Play area at Hancock Beach.



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Porvoo Park honors Hancock's sister-city Porvoo, Finland.
Porvoo Park has a great view of Houghton and Portage Canal.



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View of Porvoo Park, Houghton, and Portage Canal from the paved trail.
Boardwalk at Porvoo Park.



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Playground at Laurn Grove Park.
Basketball hoop and rink at Laurn Grove Park.



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Montezuma Park is located near downtown Hancock.
One of the ball diamonds at Driving Park Ball Fields.



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Houghton County Marina is located on the Portage Canal, east of the bridge.
Picnic areas at Houghton County Marina.



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Pine Park has a nicde playground.
Another view of Pine Park.



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Third Street Playground.
Basketball court at Third Street Playground.



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Terrace Park has a basketball court.
Playground at Terrace Park in Hancock.



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A view of East Hancock Stairway Park.
 

 



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The Jack Stevens Trail goes under the Portage Lake Lift Bridge.
The paved trail passes Ramada Inn.



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A fishing pier, west of Ramada Inn, is accessible from the Jack Stevens Trail.
A stairway connects the trail to the Waters Street area.



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Jack Stevens Trail on the northwest side of Hancock near Roberts Street.
Jack Stevens Trail near Ingot Street.



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Paved trail and Jack Stevens Trail along US-41.
A sidewalk is located along US-41 near the 'Welcome to Hancock' sign.



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Paved trail on the north side of US-41.
A paved trail is on the west side of US-41 near the Quincy Mine area.



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Cyclists can ride along the paved shoulder on US-41 to ride to Calumet.
jogging on the paved path along Campus Drive in Hancock.

  Hancock Area Photos



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Some of downtown Hancock.
Quincy Street/US-41 in downtown Hancock is a one-way street going west.



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Sunset at Hancock.
The historic Old Main building at Finlandia University.



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Chapel of St. Matthew at Finlandia University.
Finlandia University's Finnish American Heritage Center.



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View of the Portage Lake Lift Bridge from near Porvoo Park.
PIC Theater in Hancock.



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Jim's Pizza & Family Restaurant on Quincy Street/US-41.
Houghton County Arena.



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Some more of downtown Hancock.
The art deco building on Quincy Street/US-41 was built in 1939.



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Hancock Bike Shop is on the north side of Quincy Street/US-41.
The Bleachers Sports Bar and Nutini's Supper Club are on Quincy Street/US-41.




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