Archives Month Presentation: Camden Burd
Thursday, October 17, 2013
"Schoolcraft and Finding North"
The Beaumier U.P Heritage Center and City of Marquette Arts & Culture Center will host a
presentation by Grace H. Magnaghi Visiting Research Grant recipient, Camden Burd. Camden
will be presenting on his research on Henry H. Schoolcraft and Schoolcraft's discussion of the
environment of the Upper Peninsula. He will also discuss his thesis research on the role of
the environment in the push for U.P Statehood. Those who attend this event will get a sneak
peek at the Beaumier Heritage Museum's new exhibit on the Environment of the Upper
Peninsula. The exhibit offically opens on October 26th, and showcases the connection between
the people of the U.P and their environment and how that environment has shaped the
culture of the U.P.