Local historians and Northern Michigan University alumni Barry James (’92) and Troy Henderson (’99) will give a virtual presentation on Upper Peninsula history for the next Northern Now event for NMU alumni and friends. Their free presentation begins at 7 p.m. EST Wednesday, May 26.
James and Henderson will discuss early U.P. history, highlighting Fayette Historic State Park on Big Bay de Noc, the Michigan Iron Industry Museum in Negaunee and Fort Wilkins Historic Park in Copper Harbor. Their talk will be followed by a live Q&A session facilitated by Susy Ziegler, head of the Earth, Environmental and Geographical Sciences Department and associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.
Northern Now is a monthly, digital event series for alumni and friends hosted by the Northern Michigan University Alumni Association on the second Wednesday of each month. It provides a behind-the-scenes look at NMU students, departments, athletics and more on campus with exclusive tours, interviews and interactive events.
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