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Hurley Heritage District
From a "solitary wilderness", Hurley boomed with the discovery of iron ore in 1879. By 1884, Hurley's Silver Street bustled with miners, lumberjacks, speculators, and those who made a living catering to their needs. New arrivals could find "a little bit of everything" here, from dry goods to libations. Eighty-seven saloons and clubs embellished Silver Street. Early Hurley was known as a boisterous, lusty town. Its reputation continues as the "Life of the Northwoods."
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Iron County Heritage Festival 7/25/2020 - 8/09/2020 Hurley - 0.25 miles away
Iron County Heritage Parade 7/25/2020 Hurley - 0.29 miles away
St. Mary's Bazaar 7/26/2020 Hurley - 0.36 miles away
CANCELED - Iron County Fair 7/30/2020 - 8/02/2020 Saxon - 11.09 miles away
Northwoods Summer Art Tour 7/24/2020 - 7/26/2020 Mercer - 22.07 miles away
Northwoods Summer Art Tour 7/24/2020 - 7/26/2020 Mercer - 23.73 miles away
Presque Isle's Oktoberfest in August 7/31/2020 - 8/01/2020 Presque Isle - 24.26 miles away
Penokee Range Classic Bike Races 7/25/2020 Mellen - 24.34 miles away