Winter Film Series: Superior Lights on the Shipwreck Coast

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March 10th – March 11th
Saturday & Sunday 2pm
The voyageurs in birch bark canoes, the schooners, steamers and freighters; the Soo Locks, Lake Superior’s original life-saving service stations—it’s all in this documentary. Superior Lights on the Shipwreck Coast includes the first lighthouse on Lake Superior, Whitefish Point. Visit with Bertha (Endress) Rollo as she remembers living as a child in the Whitefish Point Lighthouse with her family and grandfather Keeper Robert Carlson. Other Lights featured in this video are: Point Iroquois, Crisp’s Point, Au Sable Point and the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, Grand Island North and the East Channel Light, the Munising Range Lights and Grand Marais Harbor Lights. Also include are the shipwrecks of the Myron and the most famous Great Lakes tragedy, the wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald.
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Add to Calendar 03/10/2018 03/11/2018 America/Detroit Winter Film Series: Superior Lights on the Shipwreck Coast The voyageurs in birch bark canoes, the schooners, steamers and freighters; the Soo Locks, Lake Superior’s original life-saving service stations—it’s all in this documentary. Superior Lights on the Shipwreck Coast includes the first lighthouse on Lake Superior, Whitefish Point. Visit with Bertha (Endress) Rollo as she remembers living as a child in the Whitefish Point Lighthouse with her family and grandfather Keeper Robert Carlson. Other Lights featured in this video are: Point Iroquois, Crisp’s Point, Au Sable Point and the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, Grand Island North and the East Channel Light, the Munising Range Lights and Grand Marais Harbor Lights. Also include are the shipwrecks of the Myron and the most famous Great Lakes tragedy, the wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald. 100 The Strand Drive, Belle Isle, Detroit, Michigan 48207 aBiAKdWFvzLJBiabzmaP28799 MM/DD/YYYY
Tickets:
Ticket Prices, Admission, Fees: FREE
Phone for tickets/more information: (313) 833-5538
Email for tickets/more information:
Website for tickets/more information: https://detroithistorical.org/dossin-great-lakes-museum/events-calendar/events-listing
Parking Cost and Availability:
Please see website for more information.
Accessibility Information:
Please note that some areas at the Dossin Great Lakes Museum are not accessible. See website for details.
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