Downtowner Motel

Address: 110 Shelden Ave, Houghton, Michigan, United States | Motel
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This motel, located on 110 Shelden Ave, Houghton, is near Quincy Mine, Mount Bohemia, Keweenaw Star Excursions, and The trail to Copper Harbor.
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        Travel Blogs from Houghton

        Lazy Day in the Cabin

        A travel blog entry by nbarber on Oct 03, 2015

        1 photo

        We had a very lazy day today. Reading, listening to music, eating, enjoying the view - we eventually took a trip into town to get some supplies. I can't believe it, but I really fancied fudge, so bought a slice in Calumet. I actually did not want a ...

        Michigan Technological University

        A travel blog entry by nbarber on Oct 02, 2015

        1 comment, 12 photos

        ... finding out things (such as my great grandfather worked for the Osceola Mining Company), the girls would bring more files to look through, including the files from the Osceola Mine. I found some interesting documents of events that occurred around the time my great grandfather was working in the mine and also things that happened just before his arrival. There was a big fire that killed many people, many Cornishmen, a few years before Robert Allen's arrival to the ...

        Calumet Theatre and Laurium

        A travel blog entry by nbarber on Oct 01, 2015

        17 photos

        ... at the incredible homes - mansions even. I guess these were the homes of the folks that were important to "Hecla and Calumet" mining company. Stunning houses. A few were converted into Bed and Breakfasts as they are so big and was was called "Manor Inn". We were not expecting to see that. We picked up our laundry and then drove back to the cabin for pasties. Saw a fantastic sunset on the lake - it almost looks like there is a fire behind the trees as it is so ...

        "Smooth Rock" forest behind cabin.

        A travel blog entry by nbarber on Sep 30, 2015

        34 photos

        ... smell. Wonderful. I then thought of Hansel and Gretel and was wondering if we were heading toward the witch's cottage!!! I saw a red squirrel! I have seen grey, white, black and now red. It made that angry noise - I guess an alarm call like the graveyard squirrel. It was too quick to take a picture and it was not happy. In the cleared area it smelt so much sweeter still. I wonder if it was the cut-up wood? Then a creaking sound came out from a falling log. As soon as ...

        Exploring the old Allen & Wendel stomping grounds.

        A travel blog entry by nbarber on Sep 28, 2015

        32 photos

        ... to find Jonathan. I saw a squirrel, but unlike all the cute, fluffy, shy squirrels that I had seen previously, this one was screaming at me! It was running up and down the tree making such a racket, that it just confirmed that I shouldn't be there and needed to get out! Thankfully, Jonathan seemed to feel the same way, so we left after snapping a few pictures in case Great Grandma was in there somewhere!!! Sick of graveyards, we headed to "Copper World", the place that ...

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