Welcome to the Keweenaw Storytelling Center! The Center enables us to fulfill our mission of helping people share their stories through the literary, visual, performing and media arts. Through partnerships with Main Street Calumet, the Keweenaw National Historical Park and other nonprofit organizations, We're helping to share stories from the community and from around the world.
In 2019, Real People Media was gifted the historic 1948 Woolworth's building by Family Dollar Corporation. We are renovating the 7,600 square foot building to create:
This space would further allow us to create meaningful educational programs and partnerships that benefit the community, with programs and initiatives that include:
PROVIDING YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS CELEBRATING THE ART OF STORYTELLING
Distances from Calumet to Major U.S. Cities
12 miles To Houghton/Hancock, MI (15 minutes) (pop 15,000)
113 miles to Marquette, MI (2 hours) (pop 20,500)
173 miles (to Escanaba, MI 3 h 17 min) (pop 12,300)
222 miles to Green Bay, MI (4 h 4 min) (pop 105,104)
230 miles to Duluth, MN (4 h 30 min) (pop 86,300)
250 miles to Appleton, WI (4 h 33 min) (pop 74,400)
340 miles to Madison, WI (5 h 51 min) (pop 252,500)
340 miles to Milwaukee, WI (5 h 45 min) (pop 595,000)
383 miles to Minneapolis, MN (6 h 30 min) (pop 413,500)
430 miles to Chicago, IL (7 h 10 min) (pop 2.7 million)
508 miles to Lansing, MI (8 h 10 min) Capital of Michigan.
Providing services to people in northern Lower Michigan and the Upper Peninsula.