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 MUSEUM CUSTODIAN 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...

Summer Appeal 2017

Posted on July 12th, 2017
The Shipwreck Society is pleased to announce the 2017 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...

Frank Mays Book Signing and Live Presentation

Posted on July 5th, 2017
Frank Mays, Survivor of the Carl D. Bradley July 15 & 16, 2017

If We Make It ’till Daylight

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.… Read More...

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...

2017 Grant Funding Announced for Shipwreck Society

Posted on March 1st, 2017

The Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs has awarded two grants to the Great Lakes Shipwreck Historical Society for the fiscal year 2016-2017.

The first award comes under MCACA’s Operational Support Program in the amount of $20,000 for Program Support, particularly in the area of arts and humanities.… Read More...

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