October 8: The Sixth Annual Whitefish Point Run for the Light 5k / 10 k/ Half-Marathon
The Sixth Annual Whitefish Point: Run for the Light 5k / 10 k/ Half-Marathon at Whitefish Point. This is a fundraiser for ongoing historic preservation efforts at the historic Whitefish Point Light Station. The Whitefish Point Lighthouse is the oldest fully-commissioned light on Lake Superior, in continuous operation since 1861. Download your Sixth Annual Whitefish Point: Run for the Light Race registration
The Shipwreck Society is pleased to announce that we have commenced the 2016 Summer Appeal!
This is one of two appeals conducted each year by the Society, to ask our members and friends for contributions related to Capital Improvement work at the Shipwreck Museum site, Whitefish Point Light Station, Whitefish Point, Michigan. The site has been on the National Register of Historic Sites since 1973. Learn more about our 2016 Projects, or to make a donation, please visit our Summer Appeal 2016 Online Donation form.
Shipwreck Society Receives Superior Award from Historical Society of Michigan
The Great Lakes Shipwreck Historical Society has received the coveted Superior Award from the Historical Society of Michigan. The award was presented at the Upper Peninsula History Conference in Munising, Michigan on Saturday, June 25, 2016.
Digital Presentation Equipment Installed
Thanks to funding from the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs, the historic 1923 USCG Motor Lifeboat House now has professional, digital presentation equipment for its use as a video theatre and presentation facility beginning in the 2016 season. We thank MCACA for this funding!