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10:30 am

Great Lakes/Great Books Club

February 1 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Door County Maritime Museum Sturgeon Bay, 120 N. Madison Ave.
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States

A monthly book club discussing works of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that have the Great Lakes as a setting or as subject matter. This month’s selection is Lake Invaders: Invasive Species and the Battle for the Future of the Great Lakes by William Rapai. There are more than 180 exotic species in the Great Lakes. Some, such … continue reading

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7:00 pm

Maritime Speaker Series: George Oram – Life on the Great Lakes

February 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Door County Maritime Museum Sturgeon Bay, 120 N. Madison Ave.
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States

George Oram, born in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, has been sailing on ore boats and freighters all of his adult life. At 18, he started on an Interlake ore boat, the Elton Hoyt. He’s been a deckhand on ore boats hauling ore all over the Great Lakes. When he was 21, he worked as a porter … continue reading

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