"Cold War and the U.P." Exhibit Opening
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Visit the Beaumier Center the evening of November 2 for the “Cold War and the U.P.” exhibit opening. Classic 1950s hors d’oeuvres and refreshments will be provided. Admission is free.
From the late 1940s until the early 1990s, the United States and the Soviet Union were locked in a battle for political and social influence throughout the planet. At the crux of this conflict was the ever present danger of nuclear war, as both countries had enough armaments to destroy the Earth many times over. Because of this tense relationship, there developed a mass military industrial complex that spread throughout the country. Even a remote place like the Upper Peninsula played a key role in America’s defense during the Cold War. In addition, there were individuals from the UpperView more
Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center is on Northern Michigan University's campus in Gries Hall and is found on the corner of 7th St and Lee Dr., Marquette, MI 49855