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Maritime Speaker Series: “The ABCs of ABS and the Winter Fleet”

November 21, 2019

The next presentation of the Door County Medical Center Maritime Speaker Series will be held on Thursday, January 9th, and will feature Daniel LaMere talking about “The ABCs of ABS and the Winter Fleet” The Door County Medical Center Maritime Speaker Series is held at 7pm in the Reddin Bridge Room at the Door County … continue reading

Maritime Speaker Series: “What it Means to be a Friend of Plum and Pilot Island”

November 19, 2019

The next presentation of the Door County Medical Center Maritime Speaker Series will be held on Thursday, December 5th, and will feature Paul Kuehn talking about “What it Means to be a Friend of Plum and Pilot Island” The Door County Medical Center Maritime Speaker Series programs are held the first Thursday of each month, … continue reading

Merry-Time Festival of Trees Returns to Maritime Museum

October 31, 2019

Create a new holiday tradition for your family and friends by visiting the Door County Maritime Museum (DCMM) during the 8th Annual Merry-Time Festival of Trees. The Festival runs daily at the Maritime Museum in Sturgeon Bay (120 North Madison Avenue) from November 8th through December 10th, 10am-5pm. Uniquely decorated trees and wreaths donated by … continue reading

Maritime Lighthouse Tower Groundbreaking Announced

The Board of Directors of the Door County Maritime Museum (DCMM) is pleased to announce the groundbreaking for the Maritime Lighthouse Tower museum expansion. The ceremonial groundbreaking, signaling the start of construction activities, will take place on Wednesday, November 13th, 10:30am at the Door County Maritime Museum, 120 North Madison Avenue, Sturgeon Bay. The Museum … continue reading

DCMM Capital Campaign Receives $1 Million Gift

October 25, 2019

The Door County Maritime Museum (DCMM) recently received a significant pledge of support for their Maritime Lighthouse Tower project capital campaign. The George Kress Foundation from Green Bay will contribute $1-Million to help facilitate the expansion of the Maritime Museum along the working waterfront of Sturgeon Bay. “We are very appreciative of this generous support … continue reading

The Boldt Company to Build Maritime Lighthouse Tower

The Door County Maritime Museum Board of Directors recently voted to select The Boldt Company as the General Contractor for the Maritime Lighthouse Tower project. The company was chosen as part of a competitive bidding process. “Boldt has an outstanding reputation and has been associated with several world-class projects in Door County in recent years, … continue reading