Your Contribution Preserves History

The Mission of the Great Lakes Shipwreck Historical Society is to:
Preserve lights and stations which warned mariners of the dangers inherent, Honor those who were aboard and who bravely attempted rescue and Discover, document and interpret vessels which instead took the deep.

The Great Lakes Shipwreck Historical Society is a 501 c (3) charitable organization as recognized by the Internal Revenue Service. This means, that subject to current tax laws, contributions to the Shipwreck Society are tax-deductible. It is recommended that donors check with their own accountants or financial planners prior to making a charitable donation.

The Shipwreck Society will accept cash donations and provide an official receipt to the donor upon request. Donations may be made in memory of someone or to honor someone, with an accompanying letter of acknowledgement.

Our current list of Restoration Projects heading into 2023:

  • Parking Lot Restoration
  • 2nd Assistant Keepers Quarters Reconstruction
  • Motor Lifeboat Completion and Installation

If you are interested in making a donation for an amount not listed, please call the Shipwreck Society’s Development Office at 906-635-1742.