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Upper Peninsula on TV Friday night

On Friday January 4 at 10PM Eastern, The History Channel - H2 will be airing "Great Lakes Copper Heist," portions of which were filmed at St Ignace's Fort de Buade Museum.

The Museum has the McGruer Idols and the Newberry Tablet. The tablet, which was found near Newberry, Michigan in 1896, has what appears to be a Minoan-Hittite language inscribed on it Thousands of similar objects were found in the Upper Peninsula and Minnesota from 1890 to 1920, and many of them were considered hoaxes or destroyed.