Press & Media

Recent Media

Press Releases:

May 22, 2021 – DCMM Announces Matching Challenge

May 10, 2021 – Christening of the Jim Kress Maritime Lighthouse Tower

October 28, 2020 – DCMM Selects Exhibit General Contractor

July 29, 2020 – Grant Helps To Build Maritime Lighthouse Tower Exhibit

June 29, 2020 – Maritime Lighthouse Tower Topping Off 

October 31, 2019 – Maritime Lighthouse Tower Groundbreaking Announced

October 24, 2019 – The Boldt Company to Build Maritime Lighthouse Tower

October 18, 2019 – Capital Campaign Receives $1 Million Gift

 

The Jim Kress Maritime Lighthouse Tower expansion of the Door County Maritime Museum in Sturgeon Bay has generated a great deal of news media coverage. 

August 13, 2021 – WFRV Local 5 Live Door County Maritime Museum: A look at fall events

August 9, 2021 – WFRV CBS5 Our Town: Exploring the Door County Maritime Museum in Sturgeon Bay

July 16, 2021 – Peninsula Pulse Maritime Wonders: Views from Sturgeon Bay’s Lighthouse Tower

May 26, 2021 – Peninsula Pulse Christening Day Arrives for New Lighthouse Tower

May 22, 2021 – Green Bay Press Gazette Door County’s tallest building opens with views from the top

May 22, 2021 – WFRV CBS5 Tower boasts a new view of Sturgeon Bay

May 22, 2021 – DoorCountyDailyNews.com Lights on at Tower Christening

May 20, 2021 – WFRV Local 5 Live Christening of the Jim Kress Maritime Lighthouse Tower

May 17, 2021 – Fox 11 News Sturgeon Bay maritime lighthouse tower provides panoramic view of area

May 12, 2021 – DoorCountyDailyNews.com – Maritime tower filling up

April 29, 2021 – Insight On Business Magazine feature on Door and Kewaunee Counties

February 19, 2021 – WTHR Indianapolis – Chuck’s Wisconsin Wonderland Adventure: Door County Maritime Museum

February 2021 – The Municipality (League of Wisconsin Municipalities) (Tower image and editorial by Sturgeon Bay Mayor Ward – page 6)

January 12, 2021 – Midwest Living: “What’s New in the Midwest 2021

November 15, 2020 visit from WFRV Local 5 Live, with views from the top of the Tower

November 4, 2020 story from Fox 11 about the Maritime Lighthouse Tower exhibits.

November 4, 2020 story from WFRV about Southern Custom Exhibits.

July 2, 2020 Lighthouse beacon room moved into place (Fox 11)

November 13, 2019 – DCMM Breaks Ground on Maritime Lighthouse Tower (Fox 11)

 

A brief video on the journey of the recreated Fresnel lens that hangs in the Beacon Room on the Baumgartner Observation level of the Tower.

Drone video of the July 2nd, 2020 Topping Off event with the raising of the Beacon Room structure to the top of the Tower. 

Tower construction time-lapse video.

 

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