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In its early days, almost everything and everyone came to Traverse City by water.
A program telling about Traverse City as a hub for freight and passenger transportation “Historical Steamships of Grand Traverse Bay,” is the April program of the Traverse Area Historical Society. Steve Kelsch will present a short slide program of photos from his collection of steamers on Grand Traverse Bay. Included will be ships of the Traverse Bay LIne, Michigan Transit Co. and the Amoco and Socony Trio. The program will be held Thursday April 22nd at the Grand Traverse Heritage Center, 322 Sixth St., Traverse City. Donations are appreciated but the program is free of charge and starts at 7:00 pm.