2019 Employment Opportunities at the Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum

Posted on December 12th, 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 2019

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 2018

Posted on December 4th, 2018

A.A. Parker, Lost off Grand Marais, Michigan on September 19, 1903. All were saved by the U.S. Life-Saving Service.

Members and donors of the Great Lakes Shipwreck Historical Society know that this is the time of year to consider making a year-end, tax deductible contribution to the Shipwreck Society’s Operating Fund.… Read More...

Special Thanks to Stand Up for Great Lakes!

Posted on November 15th, 2018

On November 10, 2018, the Stand Up for Great Lakes team of Kwin Morris, Jeff Guy and Joe Lorenz, joined Shipwreck Museum staff and Board Members for a small presentation in the 1923 Motor Lifeboat House, at Whitefish Point.… Read More...

MOTOR LIFEBOAT HOUSE EXHIBITION DECK COMPLETED

Posted on October 26th, 2018

Members of the Shipwreck Society are familiar with the 1923 U.S. Coast Guard Motor Lifeboat House, and with our acquisition of USCG 38381, an original 36-foot Motor Lifeboat now under restoration at Mertaugh Boat Works in Hessel, Michigan.… Read More...

Discovering the steamship Alice E. Wilds

Posted on August 24th, 2018

 

On Thursday, August 30, 2018 (6:30pm-location: Shipwreck Museum Motor Lifeboat House, Whitefish Point), Captain Jitka Hanakova of Shipwreck Explorers and internationally recognized underwater photographer, Becky Kagan Schott, will speak on the shipwreck of the Alice E.… Read More...

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...

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