Ship Ride Raffle 2014
Win a trip for 2 persons on one of Interlake Steamship Company's Great Lakes Ore Carriers, to be taken during the shipping season of 2014!
The Great Lakes Shipwreck Historical Society is announcing its Ship Ride Raffle 2014! This special fundraiser, to benefit the Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum, has been donated to the Society courtesy of the Interlake Steamship Company.
First and Second Prizes: A five-day cruise for two persons aboard one of Interlake Steamship Company's Great Lakes Ore Carriers, to be taken during the 2014 shipping season. Shipboard rules apply, no passengers under 18, current passports required. All expenses paid but winners are responsible for land transportation to embarkation / debarkation sites. Two winning tickets (First and Second Prizes) will be drawn. Raffle tickets are not transferable.
Third Prize: One alternate winning ticket will be drawn in the event either the First or Second Prize winners cannot participate. If the alternate is not required, Third Prize is one overnight visit for two in the Crews Quarters at Whitefish Point.
RAFFLE TICKET PRICE IS $100 IN US FUNDS
Raffle drawing will be held on Saturday, August 31, 2013, at 1:00 pm, at the Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum, Whitefish Point Michigan. Winners do not need to be present to win. Michigan Lottery License # R-21541.
Upon your online purchase, raffle tickets will be mailed immediately. Please call the Shipwreck Society offices at 800-635-1742 with questions!
Experience the Shallow Shipwrecks of Whitefish Bay and Lake Superior...by kayak!
The Great Lakes Shipwreck Historical Society and Woods and Water Eco Tours (woodswaterecotours.com) are teaming up to offer special kayaking tours along Lake Superior's Shipwreck Coast. Packages include a Shipwreck Museum visit and optional reduced rates in the restored USCG Crew's Quarters. Please call 906-635-1742 and ask for Bruce Lynn for additional information.
Restoration Complete and Fish Boil!
The Great Lakes Shipwreck Historical Society is pleased to announce that its restoration of historic Weather Bureau Building on the Soo Locks’ grounds is now complete. The ground level of this handsome brick structure features U.S. Weather Bureau history /Shipwreck Society exhibits and a museum store, while the second floor houses GLSHS offices. The third floor is home to a growing archival storage and research area. We’ll open the structure this May 1 and encourage all of you to visit us in 2012! For more information, visit http://www.shipwreckmuseum.com/plan-your-trip-128/ .
Finally, we are happy to announce the return of the Annual Labor Day Fish Boil at Whitefish Point! Back by popular demand, the Fish Boil became a tradition for many in the Eastern Upper Peninsula and many of you asked about it in 2011. The date will be Saturday, September 1, 2012, and the cost will be $12.00 per person. Please mark your calendar for this, and other special events at Whitefish Point and the Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum.