Iron Mountain, Michigan: Carved Miner, Indian, and Ghost

Dead tree carved into a tribute to the indigenous Chippewa tribe, the miners of Iron Mountain, and a local ghost.
Address:
106 Carpenter Ave., Iron Mountain, MI
Directions:
In front of the Chippewa Club. North of downtown. From US Hwy 2 turn west at the "Golf & Ski" sign onto Kent St. Take second left, onto Carpenter Ave. Drive a hundred yards, then bear right into the parking lot of the Chippewa Club. You'll see the tree straight ahead.
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Native American and Miner.

Carved Miner and Indian Tree

A carved homage to the indigenous Chippewa tribe and the miners of Iron Mountain.

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Carved in 2011 by Nathan "Potlicker" Nuszkiewicz, who lives in Rhinelander, Wisconsin (home of the Hodag monster). The back side of the tree has a carved image of six-year-old Willie Dickinson, who vanished on his way home from school in 1881. He haunts the Chippewa Club behind the tree, which was his home at the time.

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