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Seminar: The Wreck of the Schooner NELSON

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Date:
February 14
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
http://schoolship.org/news-events/2017-seminar-series/

Organizer

Inland Seas Education Assoc
Phone:
231.271.3077
Email:
isea@schoolship.org
Website:
schoolship.org

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Age
Seniors, Adults

Venue

Inland Seas Education Association
Suttons Bay , MI Select a Country:
Website:
http://schoolship.org/

“First Disaster of the Season.” Such was one headline that described the May 1899 shipwreck of the schooner NELSON, which went down so quickly that one eyewitness said that she sank as “quickly as one could snuff out a candle!” She sank on Lake Superior’s Southeast shoreline, in the vicinity of the Deer Park Life-Saving Station. What happened to her? How was she discovered? And why has this shipwreck been called “particularly tragic”…when most, if not all shipwrecks have a tragic story? Discover the dramatic story of the schooner NELSON in this exciting program!

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