Edmund Fitzgerald Investigations"
launched on June 7, 1952 the USS Edmund Fitzgerald was the largest ship on the Great Lakes. The ship was traveling
on Lake Superior with a cargo of ore pellets from Superior, Wisconsin to Detroit when she was caught in a severe storm. Hurricane-force
winds caused the ship to sink on November 10, 1975 with the loss of the entire crew of 29.
Join Ric as he presents
rare construction footage of the Fitzgerald, and interviews from every major expedition to the site of the shipwreck.
*************** Second Saturday 2018
January 13: The Edmund Fitzgerald Investigations (Ric
February 10: History of Bangor Twp.
March 10: Bay Concert Band (Peter Makar)**
14: History of Monitor Sugar (TBD)
12: JFK Peace Time Capsule (Ron Bloomfield)
June 9: History of Boys and
Girls Club (Ginger Drzewicki)
July 14: History
of River of Time (Jan Rau)
11: History of Gougeon Bros. (Alana Gurski)
8: Hell's Half Mile Film Festival (Alan LaFave)
13: Story of Pine Ridge
Cemetery (Chelsea Berg)
November 10: History of Herman Hiss & Co.
No December Presentation
*Topic and speaker may
be subject to change
**Will be held off-site in conjunction with Michigan History Day finals