“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
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*** 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.