Upper Peninsula History Conference

The 68th annual Upper Peninsula History Conference will be held June 23-25, 2017, in Iron River and Caspian.

The annual Upper Peninsula History Conference pays particular attention to U.P. history topics and themes. This conference moves to a different location in the Upper Peninsula each year to also explore that area’s heritage. In addition, the annual Upper Peninsula History Awards are presented at this conference.

Registration is now closed. Walk-ins are welcome; however, meal tickets will not be available.

Download the 2017 flyer here.

The Upper Peninsula History Conference offers…

  • 3 Keynotes
    • In the Trenches: Soldiers’ Stories of WWI
    • Dollar-a-Day Boys: The Civilian Conservation Corps in Michigan
    • Rum Rebellion: Prohibition Hits the U.P.
  • 12 breakout sessions that address local and statewide history
  • U.P. History Awards Banquet
  • Tours
  • Workshops
  • Exhibitors/vendors for attendees to visit
  • Three days of “meet and greets”

Come see what all the excitement is about!


Go here for more information about the U.P. History Awards.

Future Conferences

69th annual Upper Peninsula History Conference
June 22-24, 2018
St. Ignace, Michigan

70th annual Upper Peninsula History Conference
June 28-30
Escanaba, Michigan


Historical Society of Michigan 5815 Executive Drive Lansing, MI 48911
Email hsm@hsmichigan.org | Phone (517) 324-1828 | Fax (517) 324-4370

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