If you have an interest in the huge ships that ply the Great Lakes, present or past, you will want to attend this event.
There will be more that 40 vendors offering various items relating specifically to the ships and shipping industry of this region. Among the items that will be available for sale are: historical artifacts, books, photographs, artwork, shipwrecks, memorabilia, advertising and more. It is a great way to learn more about the fascinating history of the Great Lakes shipping for the beginner or the advanced historian.
The sponsor, Lake Huron Lore, was organized in 1963 to further the collection and preservation of maritime history in our region for future generations. It has numerous activities throughout the year for its membership and the public to further their understanding and enjoyment of this subject.
The Marine Gallery at the Port Huron Museum of Arts and History is the repository of its extensive artifact collection. Its newsletter and journal, THE LIGHTSHIP , is published six times per year.