Today is February 21, 2019

Paddle-to-the-Sea Re-created

dweller - November 18, 2008

The children's book, Paddle-to-the-Sea—about a canoe which transits the Great Lakes and eventually winds up in the ocean—has been popular since it was first published in 1941, read by boaters to their children and grand-children as a great bed-time story.

The voyage of the canoe is now being re-created, and the canoe has been most recently spotted in White Lake, Michigan. Read the newspaper story here...

Edmund Fitzgerald Anniversary

dweller - November 11, 2008

Monday, November 10, marks the 33rd anniversary of the sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald in Lake Superior. The Detroit Historical Society's Dossin Great Lakes Maritime Auxiliary will host a remembrance for sailors lost on the Great Lakes at 6 pm at the museum on Belle Isle. More information on the Fitz is available on this website...