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Tickets Available for 4th Annual Door County Fall Lighthouse Festival

August 10, 2018

TICKETS AVAILABLE FOR 4th ANNUAL DOOR COUNTY FALL LIGHTHOUSE FESTIVAL Tickets are now on sale for the 4th Annual Door County Fall Lighthouse Festival. This annual festival takes place October 6-7, 2018 and is comprised of land and boat tours featuring some of Door County’s most iconic lighthouses. Visitors will get a rare opportunity to … continue reading

Door County Maritime Museum Receives Historic Life-Saving Medal from 1892

July 27, 2018

Door County Maritime Museum Receives Historic Life-Saving Medal from 1892 Descendants of Martin Nicolai Knudsen, lighthouse keeper for 43 years stationed in Michigan and Wisconsin, gathered at the Door County Maritime Museum July 17, 2018. They came from across the country to honor their ancestor by offering a gold medal to the DCMM on permanent … continue reading

Sturgeon Bay Maritime Week Returns to Sturgeon Bay August 4-12

July 26, 2018

STURGEON BAY MARITIME WEEK RETURNS TO STURGEON BAY AUGUST 4-12 The City of Sturgeon Bay will once again honor its rich maritime heritage with a diverse collection of entertaining and fun-filled events taking place August 4 – August 12. This week-long celebration includes live music, a golf outing, the USCG Person of the Year and … continue reading

USCG Cutter Escanaba & Neah Bay Visit Sturgeon Bay

USCG Cutter Escanaba & Neah Bay Visit Sturgeon Bay Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin — The U.S. Coast Guard cutters Escanaba (WMEC-907) and Neah Bay (WTGB-105) will make port calls in Sturgeon Bay as part of the city’s annual Maritime Week celebration.  Both cutters will open for public tours at times during their visit. Cutter Escanaba will … continue reading

Barge Advance Field School & Open House

July 11, 2018

  Beginning this week (July 13-22, 2018), maritime archaeologists from the Wisconsin Historical Society will be holding a field school in Little Sturgeon, Door County to train avocational archaeologists. The field school is two 4-day courses that will be diving the barge Advance. During this course they will be conducting a Phase II Archaeological Survey, which means creating a to-scale … continue reading

Death’s Door Maritime Museum Renaming and Statue Unveiling Ceremony on July 4

June 30, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 20, 2018 Death’s Door Maritime Museum Renaming and Statue Unveiling Ceremony on July 4 The Death’s Door Maritime Museum will be hosting festivities on July 4, 2018 to celebrate its new innovative name. There will also be a special bronze statue unveiling to honor Northern Door County’s fishing industry and traditions. … continue reading