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Spring Lecture Series – “Floating Palaces of the Great Lakes”

April 13, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

“Floating Palaces of the Great Lakes: A History of Passenger Steamships on the Inland Seas”
Joel Stone, Senior Curator for the Detroit Historical Society

On the Great Lakes palatial ships created memories and livelihoods for millions while carrying passengers between the region’s major industrial ports. In Floating Palaces of the Great Lakes, Joel Stone revisits this important era of maritime history, packed with elegance and adventure, politics and wealth, triumph and tragedy. This story of Great Lakes travelers and the beautiful floating palaces they engendered will engage historians and history buffs alike.

Presentation and Book Signing

This is free for members, or included with the price of admission.

Registration Required – 419-214-5000 x 200 or reservations@inlandseas.org

*** The 7:00 pm presentation is full to capacity.  Mr. Stone had kindly agreed to give a second presentation at 5:30 pm the same evening.  Please call or email to reserve your place.

Sponsored by University of Toledo
UT

Details

Date:
April 13, 2016
Time:
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Organizer

National Museum of the Great Lakes
Phone:
419-214-5000 x 200

Venue

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

Details

Date:
April 13, 2016
Time:
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Organizer

National Museum of the Great Lakes
Phone:
419-214-5000 x 200

Venue

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