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Thompson Historical Marker Collection

Identifier: TTHC-018

Scope and Contents

This collection contains photographs and newspaper articles related to the installation of the historic marker and interpretive panels in the town of Thompson. It also includes the full text of the marker and panels.


  • 2006

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions. Open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Some items are in copyright and some are not. See item-level metadata for details.

Biographical / Historical

In 2006, the Thompson Township Historical Advisory Committee installed a state historic marker and five interpretive panels about the history of Thompson. The panels describe the logging industry in Thompson, the related mill and shipping industries, and the famous Christmas Tree Ship shipwreck. (See the Christmas Tree Ship collection for more information on the shipwreck.)


18 items

Language of Materials


Existence and Location of Originals

The original records are held by the Thompson Township Historical Advisory Committee. They can be contacted at

View This Collection Online

This collection is part of UPLINK, the Upper Peninsula Digital Network. You can see it on the UPLINK website here.

Thompson Historical Marker Collection
Annika Peterson
13 March 2023
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Thompson Township Historical Advisory Committee Repository



This collection guide includes collections from member organizations of UPLINK (the Upper Peninsula Digital Network) as well as the Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives. UPLINK collections document the history of the Upper Peninsula broadly, while the Central UP & NMU Archives focuses on such topics as Northern Michigan University history, the local iron mining industry, and the politics, economics, religion, environment, and culture of the Central Upper Peninsula region.

These finding aids will give you an overview of the contents and context of each collection. Finding aids only exist for collections that each organization has shared with UPLINK or (in the case of the NMU Archives) for processed collections. For a more comprehensive list of collections that might help with your research, please contact the relevant heritage organization(s) directly.

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