Friday, October 04, 2013

Genealogical Society members to speak about Italian Hall disaster families at Oct. 8 meeting

HOUGHTON -- Houghton-Keweenaw County Genealogical Society’s October meeting will feature presentations by some of the HKCGS members about what they found on families who were affected by the 1913 Italian Hall disaster.

The story of the Mihelchich Family, who lost three of their children in the Italian Hall disaster, is displayed as part of the exhibit by the Houghton-Keweenaw County Genealogical Society in the Carnegie Museum in Houghton. (Keweenaw Now file photo)*

The meeting will take place at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8, at the Portage Lake District Library in Houghton, and is open to the public. For information, call 906-369-4083 or email

*Editor's Note: Read more about this exhibit in our Sept. 20, 2013, article.

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