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...

Fitzgerald’s Final Storm

Posted on November 2nd, 2015

This rare limited signed print of the Fitzgerald’s Final Storm by artist Mr. Arthur Anderson is included with the Patron Seating Ticket at the benefit concert featuring The Gordon Lightfoot Tribute band at LSSU on November 9th, 2015.… Read More...

New 2016 Funding Announced

Posted on October 15th, 2015

New 2016 Funding Announced from Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs.

The Shipwreck Society is very pleased to announce receipt of two grant funding awards from the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs for its fiscal year 2016.… Read More...

Goodbye To Our Good Friend

Posted on September 2nd, 2015

As many of you might know, Dennis Hale passed away on September 2 at his home in Rock Creek, Ohio. Dennis was not only the sole survivor of the 1966 shipwreck of the Daniel J.… Read More...

New Presentation Equipment

Posted on August 12th, 2015
Digital Presentation Equipment Installed in Motor Lifeboat House

Thanks to funding from the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs, the historic 1923 USCG Motor Lifeboat House now has professional, digital presentation equipment for its use as a video theatre and presentation facility beginning in the 2016 season.… Read More...

Kayaking Tours on Superior’s Shipwreck Coast

Posted on June 8th, 2015
Experience the Shallow Shipwrecks of Whitefish Bay and Lake Superior…by kayak!

The Great Lakes Shipwreck Historical Society and Woods and Water Eco Tours (woodswaterecotours.com) are teaming up to offer special kayaking tours along Lake Superior’s Shipwreck Coast.… Read More...

Planned Giving for the Shipwreck Society

Posted on April 16th, 2015

Preparing now for the future, through thoughtful disbursements designed to benefit not only your heirs, but your favorite non-profits and charities as well, requires careful planning. The effort is worthwhile, as the benefits to all can be enormous.… Read More...

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