Stories and Places of Interest
The Calumet region spans across 60 miles and thousands of years of history. Whether you have lived here your entire life or are just becoming acquainted, the Calumet area offers an intriguing set of places in which to explore, learn, play, and relax. Through the maps and image galleries below, explore places of interest and resources that highlight the region's natural, industrial, and cultural heritage. Share your story of the region and view other visitor's stories from the Calumet Voices, National Stories exhibit.
Story of the Landscape in 10 Maps
Maps tell stories about people and the land. When gathered together, they can tell a big story, like the one that shows how the Calumet landscape has changed over time. Take a virtual tour of 10 maps - made in the past and present - to learn more about the making of Calumet.
Native Americans and the Calumet
Eli Suzukovich, PhD, of the Field Museum and Northwestern University spoke about Native American life in the Calumet region during the past centuries. His presentation from 2020 was part of the Calumet Revisited series hosted by the Association of the Wolf Lake Initiative (AWLI).