Saturday, December 14, 2013
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National Museum of the Great Lakes is Hiring!
We are currently looking for a Director of Operations to begin in early 2014. For more information on the listing and directions to apply – click here.
National Museum of the Great Lakes Update
Due to the complexity of the exhibit design and fabrication process, the National Museum of the Great Lakes in Toledo, Ohio will not open until Spring 2014. The Maritime Park will is now open and the Col. James M. Schoonmaker Museum Ship is only open for special events until the National Museum of the Great Lakes opens in 2014. Check back here for more information.
The Inland Seas Maritime Museum in Vermilion, Ohio is permanently closed as GLHS prepares to open the new National Museum of the Great Lakes in Toledo, Ohio in 2014. We continue to run research operations in Vermilion, please contact us for an appointment.
The Great Lakes Historical Society’s mission is to preserve and make known the history of the Great Lakes. We achieve that mission by (1) operating the Inland Seas Maritime Museum and Clarence S, Metcalf Great Lakes Maritime Research Library in Vermilion Ohio: (2) publishing our award winning quarterly journal Inland Seas. (3) conducting underwater archaeology through our Peachman Lake Erie Shipwreck Research Center: (4)offering educational programs to children and adults alike.In 2010, The Great Lakes Historical Society entered into an agreement with the Toledo Lucas County Port Authority to create the National Great Lakes Maritime Museum in Toledo, Ohio which will open in the Spring of 2013.
Since 1945, the Great Lakes Historical Society has published its award winning quarterly journal, Inland Seas™. This publication is the longest running and most widely respected journal of Great Lakes history published anywhere. It is the primary membership benefit of the organization which explains why the Society has the largest membership base of any maritime historical organization on the Great Lakes. The journal covers all topics of Great Lakes maritime history from across the entire Great Lakes watershed.To download a recent copy or to become a member and receive Inland Seas™ delivered to your doorstep: