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December 2017

Pirates, Crooks and Killers: The Dark Side of Sailing the Great Lakes By Fred Stonehouse

December 12, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Pirates, Crooks and Killers: The Dark Side of Sailing the Great Lakes By Fred Stonehouse   Tuesday, December 12, at 7:00 p.m., Shiras Room in the Peter White Public Library   While the Great Lakes never had swashbuckling pirates like those who swept the Caribbean Seas, there were low-lifes willing to rob and pillage when the opportunity presented itself. Others were not above “moon cussing” or showing false lights to lure ships to wreck on inshore reefs where they pillaged…

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January 2018

Ships That Go Bump in the Night: Collisions Off Presque Isle By Dan Fountain

January 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Ships That Go Bump in the Night: Collisions Off Presque Isle By Dan Fountain   Tuesday, January 16, at 7:00 p.m. at the Ore Dock Brewing Company   Over the summer of 2017, two historic shipwrecks missing for more than a century were found in Lake Huron – not once, but twice!  Dan Fountain will share his experiences in researching, searching for, and documenting the shipwrecks of the wooden steamer OHIO, sunk in 1894, and the steel freighter CHOCTAW, lost…

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February 2018

Historic Marquette By Jack Deo

February 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Historic Marquette By Jack Deo   Tuesday, February 6, at 7:00 p.m. at the Ore Dock Brewing Company   Jack Deo of Superior View Photography will present on historic Marquette   $5 suggested donation

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Maritime History in 3D, by Jack Deo

February 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ore Dock Brewing Company, 114 W Spring Sreet
Marquette, MI 49855 United States
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Jack Deo presents a slide show on the history of water transportation from sailboats to whalebacks. Jack’s 3D show takes you around the world and back to Marquette Harbor. $5 suggested donation 906-226-2006 mqtmaritimemanager@gmail.com

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March 2018

Forgotten Heroes: The U.S. Life-Saving Service on the Great Lakes by Fred Stonehouse

March 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ore Dock Brewing Company, 114 W Spring Sreet
Marquette, MI 49855 United States
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Marquette Maritime Museum presents  Forgotten Heroes: The U.S. Life-Saving Service on the Great Lakes by Fred Stonehouse March 6, 2018, 7:00 p.m. Ore Dock Brewing Company  From 1874 until 1915 when it became the U.S. Coast Guard, the men of this remarkable organization displayed incredible courage and bravery in rescuing over 55,000 people from potential death on the Great Lakes. Despite personal danger or difficulty, the life-savers invariably accomplished the rescue. Their unofficial motto was “Regulations say we have to go…

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May 2018

Maritime History on Tap, 7:00 p.m., at the Ore Dock Brewing Company: Jan 15, 2019

May 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Maritime History on Tap, 7:00 p.m., at the Ore Dock Brewing Company:  Nov 6, 2018, Dec 4, 2018, Jan 15, 2019, Feb 5, 2019, Mar 5, 2019, April 2, 2019

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Maritime History on Tap, 7:00 p.m., at the Ore Dock Brewing Company: Mar 5, 2019

May 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Maritime History on Tap, 7:00 p.m., at the Ore Dock Brewing Company:  Nov 6, 2018, Dec 4, 2018, Jan 15, 2019, Feb 5, 2019, Mar 5, 2019, April 2, 2019

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June 2018

Sunrise Lighthouse Tours: June 12

June 12 @ 6:00 am - 7:00 am

Sunrise Lighthouse Tours: June 12, July 10, August 14, and September 11. $5 for Members and $10 for nonmembers. Call 906-226-2006 for times and to reserve your tickets.

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Evening Lighthouse Tours: June 19

June 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Evening Lighthouse Tours: June 19, July 17, August 21, and September 18. FREE for Members and $10 for nonmembers. Call 906-226-2006 for times and to reserve your tickets.

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Children’s Day: June 16

June 21 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Children's Day: June16, July 21, August 18 and September 15. FREE Museum Admission for Children. Join us for special Maritime Arts & Crafts.

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