Artwork of Colonel James Schoonmaker and tugboat America, by Paul LaMarre Jr.

Shipwreck Society Annual Membership Meeting and Dinner: June 10, 2017

Posted on May 9th, 2017

The Great Lakes Shipwreck Historical Society will host its 39th Annual Membership Meeting and Dinner on June 10, to take place at the Whitefish Township Community Center (Paradise, MI). The social hour is scheduled to begin at 5:00pm, while dinner will begin promptly at 6:00pm and the GLSHS Business Meeting at 7:00pm.… Read More...

Sea Chanteys and Shipwrecks: Dinner Cruise & Concert August 25

Posted on August 9th, 2016
Fundraiser for the Great Lakes Shipwreck Historical Society Sea Chanteys and Shipwrecks Thursday, August 25, 2016 Dinner Cruise and Concert

The Great Lakes Shipwreck Historical Society announces its first Sea Chanteys and Shipwrecks Fundraiser on Thursday, August 25, at Soo Locks Boat Tours Dock # 1 in Sault Ste.… Read More...

Summer Appeal 2016

Posted on July 12th, 2016
The Shipwreck Society is pleased to announce 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.… Read More...

Shipwreck Society Annual Meeting and Dinner 2016

Posted on May 27th, 2016

The Carlson Family, ready to travel to the Shipwreck Society’s Annual Dinner

Members of the Great Lakes Shipwreck Historical Society are cordially invited to attend the 2016 Annual Meeting and Dinner, to be held on Saturday, June 18, 2016.… Read More...

MCACA Review of 2015 Events

Posted on February 11th, 2016
Events 2015

Sean Ley, Shipwreck Society Development Officer, and Bruce Lynn, Executive Director

The Shipwreck Museum Maritime Speaker Series, along with other special events, will continue this summer!  A preliminary calendar of events is listed here; please follow this GLSHS web site for updates and more programs / events to be added.… Read More...

Special Benefit Concert

Posted on November 5th, 2015
Monday: November 9, 2015. Special Benefit concert to commemorate the 40th Anniversary of the loss of the Steamer Edmund Fitzgerald at LSSU 7:30pm

The Shipwreck Society is announcing that the noted “Whispers of the North” – Gordon Lightfoot Tribute Band will present a concert on November 9, 2015, at 7:30pm in Sault Sainte Marie to benefit ongoing historic restoration efforts at Whitefish Point.… Read More...

Fitzgerald’s Final Storm

Posted on November 2nd, 2015

This rare limited signed print of the Fitzgerald’s Final Storm by artist Mr. Arthur Anderson is included with the Patron Seating Ticket at the benefit concert featuring The Gordon Lightfoot Tribute band at LSSU on November 9th, 2015.… Read More...

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