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Maritime Speaker Series Returns to Door County Maritime Museum

October 13, 2018

Maritime Speaker Series Returns to Door County Maritime Museum The Maritime Speaker Series returns to the Door County Maritime Museum for the 2018-2019 season. This year boasts an impressive lineup of speakers to educate and entertain maritime enthusiasts. The monthly series kicks off on Thursday, November 1st at 7pm with Todd Gordon speaking about the … continue reading

Maritime Museum Fills Two Key Positions on Management Team

September 29, 2018

The Door County Maritime Museum (DCMM) has announced two important additions to its core management team. Kevin Osgood has been appointed the organization’s new Executive Director, while Sam Perlman has been appointed Deputy Director & Development Manager. The museum’s Board Chairman, Bill Harder, made the announcement. “With their respective expertise and experience, and their strong … continue reading

2018 Mariner Award Dinner & Sturgeon Bay Coast Guard Person of the Year

August 17, 2018

2018 MARINER AWARD & STURGEON BAY COAST GUARD PERSON OF THE YEAR   Eighteen iconic figures in the rich maritime history of the Door Peninsula and three local Coast Guardsmen were honored at the annual Mariner Award Dinner held at the Sturgeon Bay Yacht Club on Tuesday evening, August 7. A joint effort by the Door … continue reading

Door County Classic & Wooden Boat Festival Winners Announced

 DOOR COUNTY CLASSIC & WOODEN BOAT FESTIVAL WINNERS ANNOUNCED At the Door County Maritime Museum’s 28th Annual Door County Classic and Wooden Boat Festival on August 11 and 12 in Sturgeon Bay, Mark Lockman of Green Bay, WI, received the People’s Choice Boat of the Year Award for his 2018 21-foot Mark Lockman Sailing Dory. … continue reading

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