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Discover the story of one of Lake Erie’s most tragic voyages

If you’re interested in Lake Erie history, discover the snowstorm that doomed the tug Admiral, its consort tanker-barge Cleveco, and their crews. Speaker Kevin Magee describes the doomed voyage that began on Dec. 1, 1942. The vessels left Toledo with … Continue reading

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Discover Lake Erie ‘Riverside’ shipwreck

Explore a sunken schooner and discover the great storm that downed it during an online program we’re hosting at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 13. Presenter Kevin Magee will discuss the storm of 1893 that sunk the Riverside in Lake … Continue reading

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Explore the shipwrecked Sultan

Learn the story behind one of the most dramatic shipwrecks in Lake Erie during a special program at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 13, at our Main Branch. Presenter Kevin Magee will describe the fatal night in 1864 when the brigantine Sultan … Continue reading

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