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Fort Wilkins Natural History Association

Fort Wilkins Natural History Association is a non-profit organization in Copper Harbor, Michigan. As a friend to the Fort Wilkins Historic State Park, the FWNHA raises funds through memberships, donations, park store sales as well as pop and laundry vending machines to support and sponsor programs and special events at the park.

The Fort Wilkins Natural History Association was the second of its kind to be initiated in Michigan's State Parks and to this day continues its dedication to preserving and sharing this gem of national history.

  • living history living history
  • living history living history
  • parade grounds parade grounds
  • window scene window scene
  • cannon cannon
  • winter scene winter scene
  • restored barracks restored barracks
  • fort store fort store
  • fort oven fort oven
  • fort store fort store
  • shelves of bread shelves of bread
  • storage barrels storage barrels


The park is currently closed and our staff and volunteers are putting together another season's fun, adventure and education


2015 season’s Laundry Upgrade Campaign was a success!

Looking back on 2014

Looking back on 2013

Looking back on 2012

Board Members:
Melvin Jones (Chairman)
Miranda Davis
Barb Foley
Carol Jones
Patrick Martin
Susan Martin
Sharon Powers
Sandi Siegmeier
Dave Thomas

Park Store/Membership:
Barb Wachowski


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