Great Lakes Shipwrecks featured at historical program

The Door County Historical Society is bringing to light the darkened remains of countless ships that are found at the bottom of the Great Lakes.  Rochelle Pennington, an award-winning newspaper columnist and best-selling author of ten books, will be sharing stories called “Shipwrecked Shores: An Underwater Look at the Greatest Shipwrecks of the Great Lakes” at a presentation on November 18.  Door County Historical Society Director Bailey Koepsel says attendees will find the program fascinating.



The presentation will be held at the Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Sturgeon Bay beginning at 6 pm on Monday, November 18.  You can information about the program and dinner below.  


(photo courtesy of Door County Historical Society)


The Monday November 18 dinner will be catered by Scaturo’s. On the menu is baked chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, stuffed shells, dessert, and beverages. The price is $22 for members, $25 for guests. Please RSVP by November 11.

This program is at the Prince of Peace Lutheran Church is located at 1756 Michigan St., Sturgeon Bay. Make your reservation by sending payment to the Door County Historical Society, P.O. Box 71, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235. 

The reservation deadline is Monday, November 11; space is limited. For further information, contact the Door County Historical Society at (920) 421-2332 or

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