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Shipwrecked Shores: An Underwater Look at the Greatest Shipwrecks of the Great Lakes

November 18, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Door County Historical Society will host its monthly dinner program, “Shipwrecked Shores: An Underwater Look at the Greatest Shipwrecks of the Great Lakes,” presented by Rochelle Pennington, on Monday, November 18, at 6:00 pm at the Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Sturgeon Bay.

At the bottom of the Great Lakes, in darkened depths, lie the remains of countless ships that were swallowed whole when the pleasing rhythm of calm waters turned violent. Author Rochelle Pennington will take us on a tour of nearly two dozen ships which lie hidden just below the surface of our inland seas–Lake Michigan, Lake Superior, Lake Huron, Lake Erie and Lake Ontario. She will highlight the history and mystery behind the most noteworthy.

Rochelle Pennington is an award-winning newspaper columnist and bestselling author of ten books. Her work has been included in multiple bestselling series over the past two years. Pennington is both a lively storyteller and an entertaining lecturer. Her popularity as a presenter to schools, libraries, historical societies, corporations, hospitals, retirement facilities, and civic organizations is evidenced by the many invitations she receives to return and speak on further topics, ranging from history’s most memorable stories, complete with fascinating trivia, to motivational engagements highlighting courage, determination, and personal strength. She expertly weaves the perfect balance of humor, charm, and riveting facts into her captivating performances which focus on “the best of humanity.”

The Monday November 18 dinner will be catered by Scaturo’s. On the menu is baked chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, stuffed shells, dessert, and beverages. The price is $22 for members, $25 for guests. This program is at the Prince of Peace Lutheran Church is located at 1756 Michigan St., Sturgeon Bay. Make your reservation by sending payment to the Door County Historical Society, P.O. Box 71, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235. The reservation deadline is Monday, November 11; space is limited. For further information, contact the Door County Historical Society at (920) 421-2332 or doorcountyhistory@gmail.com.


November 18, 2019
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm