SUMMER APPEAL 2018 IS UNDERWAY

Posted on July 18th, 2018

The Shipwreck Society is pleased to announce to its members and visitors that the 2018 Summer Appeal has opened! This annual fundraiser is a campaign to support Historic Preservation and Capital Improvement work for the Society, where the year-end Annual Appeal is oriented to seeking contributions for operational funding.… Read More...

Frank Mays Presentation and Book signing – Friday, July 13, 14 and 15, 2018

Posted on July 12th, 2018

Frank Mays, survivor of the tragic 1958 sinking of the Carl D. Bradley will sign his book, If We Make It ’till Daylight at the Shipwreck Coast Museum Store, Whitefish Point.

Frank is today the only living survivor of a major Great Lakes Shipwreck and is one of the most fascinating people the Shipwreck Society has ever known.  His shipwreck is well-detailed in his book, and he invites questions from visitors.  A genuine survivor in the most literal sense of the word, Frank credits a positive attitude among many things that keep him going.… Read More...

ANNUAL DINNER AND MEETING, SATURDAY, APRIL 14, 2018

Posted on March 9th, 2018

The Great Lakes Shipwreck Historical Society officially announces that its 2018 Annual Dinner and Annual Meeting will be held on Saturday, April 14, 2018, at the Cisler Center of Lake Superior State University in Sault Ste.… Read More...

2018 Employment Opportunities at the Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum

Posted on February 14th, 2018

Full-Time and Part-Time Seasonal Positions available

RETAIL SALES CLERK HISTORICAL INTERPRETER HOUSEKEEPING

Location: Whitefish Point, MI (11 miles north of Paradise, MI)

Season: April/May through October/November 2018

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...

Annual Appeal 2017

Posted on December 11th, 2017

Members of the Shipwreck Society are familiar with our Annual Appeal fundraiser, which is designed to raise operational support funding from our visitors, guests, and members before the end of the 2017 tax year.… Read More...

2018 MCACA FUNDING

Posted on November 15th, 2017

The Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs has awarded two grants to the Great Lakes Shipwreck Historical Society for the fiscal year 2017-2018.

The first award comes under MCACA’s Operational Support Program in the amount of $28,000 for Program Support, in the area of arts and humanities.… Read More...

Edmund Fitzgerald Memorial Ceremony

Posted on October 16th, 2017

EDMUND FITZGERALD MEMORIAL CEREMONY TO BE HELD AT SHIPWRECK MUSEUM, WHITEFISH POINT FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2017 at 7:00 pm

The public is cordially invited to attend the Great Lakes Shipwreck Historical Society’s annual Edmund Fitzgerald memorial ceremony that will be held at the Shipwreck Museum at Whitefish Point, 7:00 pm, Friday, November 10, 2017.… Read More...

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