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Gales of November Shipwreck Series — Tragedy and Discovery Off the Shipwreck Coast: The Wreck of the Schooner Nelson

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Date:
November 15, 2016
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Website:
http://www.charlevoixlibrary.org

Venue

Charlevoix Public Library
220 W Clinton
Charlevoix, MI 49720 United States
Phone:
231-547-2651
Website:
www.charlevoixlibrary.org

Organizer

Charlevoix Public Library
Phone:
231-547-2651
Email:
youth@charlevoixlibrary.org
Website:
www.charlevoixlibrary.org

Tuesday, November 15 6:30 pm ● Community Room — The Nelson, a large three masted schooner built in 1866, went down during a northwest gale in May 1899, sinking the vessel over 200 feet to the bottom of Lake Superior. Only one of her crew of 10 survived, Captain Haganey who washed ashore clinging to debris. The wreck was discovered in 2014 by the Shipwreck Society. Bruce Lynn, the Executive Director of the Great Lakes
Shipwreck Museum will be talking about the Nelson’s extraordinary story and discovery.

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