Plans Would Expand Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum
Posted at: 06/21/2012 10:47 AM
WHITEFISH TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - Plans are in the works to expand the Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.
The Evening News of Sault Ste. Marie reports (http://bit.ly/MsfINM ) the U.S. House and Senate recently approved legislation correcting an error in federal rules regarding expansion and preservation efforts at the museum. The original document was issued in 1998 and referenced an obsolete plan for the property.
The Great Lakes Shipwreck Society wants to move an existing building, a motor lifeboat house, to the museum grounds and build a replica of the assistant keeper's quarters.
The museum is at Whitefish Point in Chippewa County's Whitefish Township, about 35 miles northwest of Sault Ste. Marie.
Information from: The Evening News, http://www.sooeveningnews.com
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