Day of History: July 19 in Michigan City, Indiana

Come and join us for a day of learning about Indiana’s Historic Shipwrecks on Tuesday, July 19! With this “passport in time,” you’ll learn about Indiana’s history and the sailors who braved the rough waters of Lake Michigan in the pioneer years of the state’s development. Your travel itinerary is listed below.

Shipwrecks, like the wreck of the Muskegon (also known as the Peerless), which happened 100 years ago this fall, are memorials to Indiana’s maritime history. With funding from NOAA, Indiana’s Lake Michigan Coastal Management Program is coordinating archaeological investigations of shipwrecks in the Indiana waters of Lake Michigan.

Time Place Activity
10:00 am to 4:00 pm Michigan City Light House Museum

100 Heisman Harbor Drive, Michigan City, IN 46360

Admissions: $4/adult ages 14 and up, $2/children up to age 13

http://www.oldlighthousemuseum.org/plan.html

Museum tours
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm Michigan City Marina

Near 100 West Water St., Michigan City, IN 46360

(612) 756-4068 for the slip the boat will be in

Free and open to the public

Visit with boat and crew
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm Swingbelly’s restaurant

100 Washington St., Michigan City, IN 46360

(219) 874-5718

Free and open to the public

Indiana’s Historic Shipwrecks Presentation
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm Swingbelly’s restaurant Shipwreck Project Meeting for Charter Businesses
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