2016 Historical Program Series
March 19 & 26 ~ The Story of Grandma Gatwood: the First Lady to Solo Hike the Appalachian Trial - Bette Lou Higgins
April 2 ~ The Cortland and the Morning Star: Their loss and discovery - National Museum of the Great Lakes
April 16 ~ Lake Erie Lighthouses and Lighthouse Lore - Georgann and Mike Wachter
May 2 ~ Annual Dinner
TBA ~ The Battle of Lake Erie
TBA ~ Sandusky's Industrial Past
TBA ~ The G.A. Boeckling
TBA ~ Shipwrecks
Traveling Programs Bureau
~ War of 1812: Battle of Lake Erie ~ Learn about how Oliver Perry and the American Fleet defeated British Naval Forces just west of PUt-In-Bay
~ Sandusky Maritime & the Underground Railroad ~ Prior to the Civil War, many escaping slaves traveled through Sandusky on their way to freedom. Hear stories of escape and learn about Sandusky abolitionists that aided fugitive slaves on their way to Canada.
All programs are approx. 45 minutes in length. Museum staff have a portable screen, projector, and laptop if needed. Some programs have artifacts that travel with them. Traveling Programs are $75 and can be booked by calling the Maritime Museum @ 419-624-0274.
All programs start at 1pm and are free with admission to the Maritime Museum of Sandusky, unless otherwise noted.