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Quincy Mine, Hancock

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The Quincy Mine is an extensive set of copper mines located near Hancock, Michigan. The mine was owned by the Quincy Mining Company and operated between 1846 and 1945, although some activities continued through the 1970s. The Quincy Mine was known as "Old Reliable," as the Quincy Mine Company paid a dividend to investors every year from 1868 through 1920. The Quincy Mining Company Historic District is a United States National Historic Landmark District; other Quincy Mine properties nearby, including the Quincy Mining Company Stamp Mills, the Quincy Dredge Number Two, and the Quincy Smelter are also historically significant.

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  • I was a bit nervous about doing the tour but it was SO worth it! The one thing that helped me was the ability to see the entrance (exit) through the whole tour, except for the last few minutes. Our.....  more »
  • After reading the previous reviews, we decided to make the hour and a half drive to Quincy Mines, hoping for an outstanding tour. We called 2 days ahead, talked to Steven, and made reservations for...  more »
  • Tour guide Jeff did an amazing job, can tell he loves his job. Worth every penny. It's hard to believe the hard ships of working in the mines the men went through. Good lesson in our history and how lucky we are in our modern times.
  • This place is so awesome. Came here for the first time last labor day and was very impressed with everything. This year I brought back 35 members of my car club during our event that I planned. They all really enjoyed themselves and the staff was very accommodating for large groups. Keep it up!!
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