Entries by Ellen Kennedy

Maritime Communication Kids Activity

Have you ever wondered how ships communicated before radios and cell phones? Join us for some at-home history and a hands on activity. Prior to the introduction of radio, maritime communication was generally limited to line-of-sight visual signaling. Mariners have always tried to communicate using more than the human voice. They waved their arms or lanterns

COVID-19 Update

After careful consideration and the recent urging of Governor DeWine along with the recommendations of the Lucas County Health Department, the National Museum of the Great Lakes has made the decision to close to the public until further notice effective 5 p.m., Saturday, March 14. In the weeks to come, we look forward to exploring

Book Release: Shipwrecks of Lake Ontario: A Journey of Discovery

Book Release: Shipwrecks of Lake Ontario: A Journey of Discovery Author Jim Kennard and NMGL launch fascinating book about Great Lakes shipwrecks. Proceeds benefit the museum and its underwater archaeology program. TOLEDO, OHIO (March 27, 2019) – For decades, teams of shipwreck enthusiasts have been searching for sunken ships in the New York State waters

The National Museum of the Great Lakes hosts Volunteer Open House; Opportunity to win Disney Hopper Passes at Spring Park Clean-Up; NMGL Spring hours resume

The National Museum of the Great Lakes hosts Volunteer Open House; Opportunity to win Disney Hopper Passes at Spring Park Clean-Up; NMGL Spring hours resume April 1, 2019 (Toledo, OH) – The National Museum of the Great Lakes will be hosting a series of volunteer days to provide those in the community an opportunity to