Baraga is in Baraga County, and in the Northern Region. Baraga is located south of Hancock between Hancock and Crystal Falls along US Highway 41 near L'Anse Bay and Lake Superior. Situated in Michigan's Upper Peninsula region.
Baraga get's its name from Bishop Frederick Baraga. In 1875 Baraga became a county. Origianally Baraga was part of Houghton County.
Because of the overwellming amount of beaver, fox, wolf and deer pelts, early trading posts were established. Along with the abundance of wildlife, lumbering, mining, and agriculture attracted settlers.
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Great Northern Beer Festival Eagle River WI June8 The Great Northern Beer Festival is a great opportunity to try many
different styles of beers from many different breweries.
Finnfest USA Hancock MI June19-23 FinnFest USA is a festival with strong academic, cultural, and commerce components presenting Finnish and Finnish American culture and heritage.
Ishpeming's Italian Fest Ishpeming MI July27 Visitors can once again enjoy homemade Italian food cooked by the Valela sisters (Teresa Bertucci, Catherine Carlson, Clara Joseph and Mary Jacobson). In addition, various vendors will be serving cudighis, Italian sandwiches, hot dogs, sno cones, ice cream novelties and much more.
Pig in the Pines Ribfest St. Germain WI August1-3 The 9th Annual Pig In The Pines RibFest features award winning ribs, live music every day, family attractions and an all-around good time.