Entries by Carrie Sowden

And the Winners Are . . .

Congratulations to the winners of the 2016 Luck of the Lakes Raffle! 1st Prize: $10,000 to Gary Murphy of Perrysburg, Ohio 2nd Prize: Interlake Steamship Freighter Trip to Fred Stueber of Cleveland, Ohio 3rd Prize: Saltie Freighter Trip to Jim Karpinski of Vermilion, Ohio 4th Prize: NMGL Lifetime Membership to Scott Stewart of Perrysburg, Ohio

H2Oh! Auction

The National Museum of the Great Lakes is excited to announce a new program with our annual fundraiser, H2Oh! Making Waves.  This year, we want everyone to have a chance to be involved, even if you cannot attend the event.  We have six exciting items in our live auction that you may be interested in

NMGL New Virtual Tour

The National Museum of the Great Lakes is excited to announce our new virtual tour of the museum and the Col. James M. Schoonmaker Museum Ship.  This tour was created with a generous private donation and help from Google and Reach Media.  The tour can be found on our website at:  https://nmgl.org/museum-interactive-tour/ – or by

Documentary in Film Festival

The National Museum of the Great Lakes is  so excited to announce that the documentary that we produced in conjunction with Allied Media, A Good Ship and Crew Well Seasoned: The Fitzgerald and her Legacy, has been selected for screening and competition at the 7th Annual Chagrin Documentary Film Festival.  This festival takes place October

Sloop Washington Discovered

The National Museum of the Great Lakes is pleased to work with extraordinary shipwreck searchers in Lake Ontario as they announce the discovery of the 1803 shipwrecked sloop Washington. The Washington was built near what is now Erie, PA in 1797.  A sloop is a small, single masted vessel that was used mostly in coastal

We’re Open this Labor Day

The National Museum of the Great Lakes will be open on Monday, September 5, 2016 from 10 am – 5 pm.  Current and retired members of unions will be admitted free of charge.  This discount applies to the individual only.  (Click here to find admission prices.) Take this day to be with your family, and

Shop and Give with Amazon!

Do you like to shop on Amazon?  Do you like to donate and help the Great Lakes Historical Society/National Museum of the Great Lakes?  You can do both at the same time!  The Great Lakes Historical Society (owners and operators of the National Museum of the Great Lakes) is happy to partner with Amazon Smile.