Nahma Township    "IN THE HEART OF THE HIAWATHA"
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Wow what a Winter!  Enough snow & Cold...... Start thinking of activities for the Spring & Summer:

Please join us for the first ever " Save the Burner "5K Run/walk  on Saturday June 28th, 2014 in historc Nahma, Michigan.  The proceeds from this Fun run/walk will go toward restoring and preserving the Nahma Burner.  All those registered by Noon on June 14th, 2014 will be guaranteed an official Save the Burner Tek Tshirt. 

Click here for general information on the 5 K Run/Walk.

Click here for the details of the Event.

Click here for the Registration form.


Click here for Online Registration  
 


Escanaba Daily Press Article on "Save the Burner"  Click here   February 24th, 2014

Click here to: "Save the Burner" Facebook


CHECK OUT BUSINESSES IN NAHMA TOWSHIP CLICK HERE

Nahma Township

Nahma is a historic lumbering/saw mill community that was established as early as 1856.  In the Heydays of the Big Bay de Noquet Company (lumber) the company employed over 1200 workers.  After the timber resource was exhausted the entire town of Nahma was put up for sale in 1951.  This was featured in Life Magazine.  Nahma is located in Nahma Township.  Approximately 68 percent (75,000 acres) of Nahma Township’s land area is federally owned (Hiawatha National Forest). Water resources abound as numerous streams, inland lakes and approximately 14 miles of Big Bay de Noc shoreline exist within the Township.  These natural features, and the recreational opportunities that go along with them, attract both tourists and seasonal residents. Nahma’s northern township border is just 19 miles from Lake Superior.

Nahma Township is a sportsman's  fantasy.  The abundance of water, open public land and wildlife create a condition for fisherman, hunters, trappers, boaters, kayakers, off road riders, hikers and all outdoorsman where many sporting opportunities can be undertaken all in the same area.  Nahma Township being in the Hiawatha Nation Forest and abutting the over 107,000 acres of Big Bay de Noc is a prime recreation location for those that live in the area and those that plan to visit the Upper Peninsula.  Gordon Lightfoot’s song captures Big Bay de Noc out from Nahma: “Old (Lake) Michigan steams like a young man’s dream; the Islands and Bays are for Sportsmen”

Nahma Township developed a Township wide recreation plan in 2010.  This plan has been approved by the State of Michigan and is the guidance document for recreation programs in Nahma Township.   If you would like a copy of this plan, please contact lamberg@bbbmi.com.


About this Website:

This website was created by Glenn Lamberg and Kathy Fries in response to the need for a location for residents and visitors to find out what is happening in Nahma Township.  These persons fund and manage the site for the sole purpose of supporting recreation, community organizations and businesses of Nahma Township.

The information provided is derived from emails and conversations with people and are posted with the intentions of providing valid details.  We assure you that we are trying to provide sound information and hope that you find the information useful.

Please feel free to make comments, suggestions or send information to post, click here:  info@nahmatownship.us

Thank you,  Glenn Lamberg, Kathy Fries, Steve Gondek and Dawn White

Upcoming Schedule of Events-Nahma Township


June 28th
Save the Burner 5K, Nahma
June 28th 4th Annual Music Fest
Call: 906-644-2486 

June-August--Save the Dates. Bonifas Arts Center..."Selling Nahma" a history of the Company Town of Nahma. Watch here for more details  
 Bonifas Art Center-June-August            Displays and program on "Selling Nahma" a history of a company town sold with all the buildings, land, homes, stores and equipment of the Bay de Noquet Company.   Watch for more details

Selling Nahma Program on the Streets of Nahma
           
           

Saturday, August 30th, 2014
Stories, enactments and songs about the times during the younger years of Nahma.  More details to follow.

Labor Day Celebration....a party for the whole family..old fashion games, events, music, activities.


      Sunday, August 31st.  Please mark your calendar for the Day.  Parade starts at 11 am with activities at the Nahma Township Hall starting at Noon.          

     
         
            
           

Become friends with us on Facebook at Nahma Township.us.  Keep up to date on current and upcoming events.
 

Stop and visit us in Nahma Township- In the Heart of the Hiawatha!

Nahma Township
is located in Delta County in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The eastern border of  Nahma township is located approximately 21 miles west of Manistique; and the western border is located about 25 miles east of Escanaba.  The Northern border of Nahma Township extends north to with 20 miles of Lake Superior and South to Big Bay de Noc of Lake Michigan.
NEW Informational Sheets on Recreation and Historic Buildings and institutions of Nahma Township.
Click on topic to download:
Nahma Golf Course Historic Flyer
Indian Point Historic Flyer
Bethany Lutheran Church Flyer
Marsh Trail Recreation Sheet
Observing Birds in Nahma Township
******WATCH for new Flyers coming soon!!!
What about Nahma Township?

Nahma Township is located within the Hiawatha National Forest.  Much of the area now owned by the US Forest Service was at one time owned by the Bay de Nocquet (lumber) Company.   The 75,000 acres of National Forest is an excellent place to hunt, hike, bike, snowmobile, take a dog sled ride, or just observe the beautiful Upper Peninsula at its best.

There is 14 miles of Big Bay de Noc Lake frontage in Nahma Township.  There are 3o named inland lakes totaling 2177 acres; 35 unnamed lakes covering over 114 surface acres and 157 miles of streams in the township.   The fishing and boating opportunities abound in the area.


Big Bay de Noc & Nahma Twp area of the Upper Peninsula
  visitors to this website, since December 15, 2010
Thanks for taking the time to check the site out.
Why all the maroon and white in the Website?

Maroon and white were the High School colors for all those persons that graduated from Nahma High School.   The symbol of the school and athletic teams at that time were the Arrows!

The Nahma Arrows is still a fond memory to the alumnus that attended the Nahma High School.  Visit the Nahma Township Historical Society to purchase a Nahma Arrow shirt or relive the fond memories at the Nahma Arrow Lounge located at the Nahma Inn.



 
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