Tall Water and Steel Ships

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Rush City Public Library
Library

Event Details

Presented by former director of the Lake Superior Maritime Visitor Center, Thom Holden


The Great Mataafa Storm of 1905 was the most devastating ever for ships on Lake Superior. Historic photographs illustrate vessels caught in this storm. Also discusses marine weather forecasts and lifesaving equipment.


Funded with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.


Event Type(s): ECRL Reads, Legacy, Genealogy/History
Age Group(s): Adults