The Great Lakes Shipwreck Historical Society is pleased to announce that its 2014 Annual Meeting and dinner will take place on Friday, April 4, at the Walker Cisler Center on the grounds of Lake Superior State University. LSSU Campus and Parking Map PDFs are available for download. Click on the links below. The speaker this year will be long-time GLSHS board member Chris Winters.
Mr. Winters is a lifelong student of Great Lakes maritime history. Currently the staff photographer at Discovery World museum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, he has been for twenty years the official-unofficial photographer of the world’s only replica of a three-masted Great Lakes cargo schooner, the S/V Denis Sullivan. Chris is a veteran shipwreck explorer, three-term board member of the Great Lakes Shipwreck Historical Society and an associate member of the International Shipmasters Association. His award-winning book of photographs Centennial: Steaming through the American Century, chronicling life aboard the century-old lake steamer St. Marys Challenger, was published in 2008.
The event, to take place in the Superior Room, will begin at 5:00pm with cocktails, followed by dinner at 6:00pm and the Annual Meeting/Speaker at 7:00pm. Many new and exciting things are happening at the Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum this year, and we will shed light on each project. Please join us this year!
The cost of the 2014 Annual Dinner is $25.00 per person. Special lodging rates for GLSHS members are available at the Holiday Inn Express (800-632-3999), Ojibway Ramada Plaza Hotel (800-654-2929), Super 8 Hotel (906-632-6000) and the Soo Locks Lodge and Suites (906-635-5000). Simply mention that you are with the Shipwreck Society when setting up your reservation. Please contact the Shipwreck Society offices (800-635-1742) to reserve your spot for this year’s Annual Meeting and dinner. 2014 Annual Meeting and Dinner Admission Tickets may also be purchased through our online Shipwreck Coast Museum Store.