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History Happy Hour: Shipwrecks of the Great Lakes

August 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

History Happy Hour: Shipwrecks of the Great LakesHistory Happy Hour: Shipwrecks of the Great Lakes

Join us for a captivating evening at the National Museum of the Great Lakes as we explore the fascinating history of shipwrecks on the Great Lakes. Our History Happy Hour: Shipwrecks of the Great Lakes, presented by Elaine Canning and Dan Kory, offers an exclusive after-hours experience where you can enjoy local craft brews, wine, and cocktails while delving into the stories behind some of the Great Lakes’ most infamous and forgotten shipwrecks.

Date: Thursday, August 22
Time: 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Location: National Museum of the Great Lakes

With over 8,000 shipwrecks scattered across the Great Lakes, many tales remain hidden beneath the waves. Our knowledgeable staff will guide you through some of the most gripping narratives of fear, heartbreak, and survival. From the mysterious disappearance of Le Griffon, the first shipwreck on the upper lakes, to the tragic sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald, the last major shipwreck, you’ll gain a deeper understanding of how these underwater cultural sites have influenced the lakes and shaped our nation.

As a bonus, this event will also serve as a check-in on the 419 Ale Trail, adding an extra layer of fun for craft beer enthusiasts.

Ticket Prices:

  • $30 for National Museum of the Great Lakes members
  • $35 for non-members

Registration Coming Soon!

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to learn about the Great Lakes’ maritime history while enjoying a drink in hand. We look forward to seeing you there!

Details

Date:
August 22
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Venue

National Museum of the Great Lakes
1701 Front Street
Toledo, OH 43605 United States
Phone
4192145000

Organizer

National Museum of the Great Lakes
Phone
419-214-5000

Details

Date:
August 22
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Venue

National Museum of the Great Lakes
1701 Front Street
Toledo, OH 43605 United States
Phone
4192145000

Organizer

National Museum of the Great Lakes
Phone
419-214-5000