SWUP Presents! Winona: A Copper Mining Ghost Town

January 7, 2016 6:00 pm @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
129 W. Baraga St

Join Save the Wild U.P. for a special screening of Michael Loukinen’s documentary Winona: A Copper Mining Ghost Town.

Winona, Michigan, a former copper mining town 33 miles south of Houghton is fast becoming a “ghost town.” The town’s population has shrunk from an estimated 1,000+ in 1920 to perhaps 13 residents today. Noted documentary filmmaker and sociologist, Dr. Michael Loukinen has created this beautiful, fascinating and elegiac film documenting the community’s history and demise.

Film begins at 6pm in the Baraga Conference Room, at 129 W. Baraga St. $5 cover, with copies of the film for sale; proceeds to benefit the work of Save the Wild U.P.


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