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...

The Edmund Fitzgerald: A 40-Year Legend

Posted on November 10th, 2015

Tuesday marks 40 years since the wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald on Lake Superior. Northern Michigan’s News Leader will have live reports from Whitefish Point on 9&10 News at 5pm and 6pm on November 10th.… 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...

Restoration of Navy Radio Building Nears Completion

Posted on November 3rd, 2015

The Shipwreck Society is pleased to announce great progress in the rehabilitation of the U.S. Navy Radio Building at Whitefish Point, formerly known as the Video Theatre. Shipwreck Society members are aware of our intention to rehabilitate this building for use as a Changing Exhibits Gallery, moving the Video Theatre function over to the Motor Lifeboat House, which was relocated on the site in September of 2013.… Read More...

A New Hands-On Exhibit and a Motor Lifeboat

Posted on November 3rd, 2015

Much is happening at the Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum in 2014, including the opening of a new “Hands-On” exhibit for kids, the restoration of a 1929 U.S. Navy Radio Station building on site, the design of the 1923 Motor Lifeboat House was moved back to Whitefish Point this past September (2013), and the physical restoration will begin in 2015.… 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
Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum - Whitefish Point 18335 N. Whitefish Point Road, Paradise, MI 49768 888-492-3747 Contact Us