2023 Employment Opportunities at the Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum

Posted on January 12th, 2023

GLSHS Employment Video from The Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum on Vimeo.

Full-Time and Part-Time Seasonal Positions available


Location: Whitefish Point, MI (11 miles north of Paradise, MI) Season: April/May through October/November 2023

Shipwreck Museum Contact: Bruce Lynn, Executive Director: Blynn@shipwreckmuseum.com or 800-635-1742

The Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum, located at Historic Whitefish Point in Michigan’s scenic Eastern Upper Peninsula, is home to the oldest operating Lighthouse on Lake Superior.… Read More...

Update on Projects Underway

Posted on December 6th, 2022

We would like to take a moment to sincerely thank the many donors to our 2022 Annual Appeal, and give an update on our progress! Without your help, we would not be able to move ahead with the historic preservation and GLSHS mission related projects that in many cases, are nearing completion.… Read More...

The Second Assistant Keeper’s quarters

2022 Annual Appeal has begun!

Posted on December 5th, 2022
The Shipwreck Society is pleased to announce that the 2022 Annual Appeal has begun!

The Annual Appeal is intended to focus on Operational Funding; but, we offer you the opportunity to designate your donation for a specific project as well.… Read More...

Weather Bureau Building

Posted on June 22nd, 2022

When visiting Sault Ste. Marie and the Soo Locks some people don’t realize the Great Lakes Shipwreck Historical Society has a building right there in Soo Locks Park. The entrance is on Portage Ave.… Read More...

Shipwreck and Survival: The Eli Wait Letter, Survivor of the Shipwreck Atlanta

Posted on March 10th, 2022

After the Great Lakes Shipwreck Historical Society released the discovery of the shipwreck Atlanta in March of 2022, we found this letter in an old United States Life-Saving Service log from one of the survivors “Eli Wait”… Sailor Wait penned this 2 days after the life-saving service saved his life…5 out of 7 of his shipmates drowned on May 4 1891…this is his letter.… Read More...

Administrative: US Weather Bureau Building 400 W. Portage Avenue, Sault Ste Marie, MI 49783 906-635-1742 Toll Free Phone: 800-635-1742
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