From the fast and luxurious Star Line Mackinac Island Ferry to the vintage charm of Arnold Transit, explore the Mackinac Island ferry companies that turn your journey into a remarkable adventure.
Shipping losses prompted Congress to authorize legislation for constructing the US Life Saving Stations into operation on the Great Lakes in 1854.
At their height, Michigan had 46 Life Saving Stations across the Great Lakes.
On a September night in 1960 the steamer Lady Elgin and schooner Augusta collided near Winnetka Illinois with such force that they almost split each other openly. Within 20 minutes, Lady Elgin was breaking apart and sinking. The Lady Elgin disaster remains the most significant loss of life on open water in the Great Lakes history.
Alexander Henry was a fur trader, merchant, militia commander, and novelist who lived during the American Revolutionary War. His exploits were legendary during the war between France and England over control of the Great Lakes region.
We found the twelve major Great Lakes water diversions that impact lake water levels. The Great Lakes region’s value to the United States and Canadian economies is huge. Ensuring that water levels are constant is critical to the economies of the two countries.
The Allure of the Mysterious Charity Island Charity Island – From Google Maps A lush tree-lined island sits on the horizon of both the north and south shores of Saginaw …