Craigsmere was started in the 1880s by the Craig Lumber Company as a company town.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Craigsmere, Michigan
- Thurner, Arthur W. (1994). Strangers and Sojourners: A History of Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula. Wayne State University Press. p. 161. ISBN 0-8143-2396-0.