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Lake Superior Marine Museum Association 2012 Entertainment Series

Published on 1/27/2012


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For Immediate Release

January 26, 2012


Lake Superior Marine Museum Association Presents

Free February Evening Entertainment Series Programs


Lake Superior Marine Museum Association (LSMMA), in conjunction with Lake Superior Maritime Visitor Center, has coordinated three free Evening Entertainment Series programs at Canal Park Lodge in Duluth, MN from 7 pm to 9 pm on February 9, 16 and 23.  Guest speakers and dates are:


Thursday, February 9 – Modern Viking Voyages of the Leif Erikson & Roald Amundsen Ships

Knife River, MN resident, Randy Ellestad, will share details about Duluth’s Viking ship, its colorful history and remarkable voyage as it battles with the elements, city hall, and its future.


Thursday, February 16 – The Great Lakes Steamship Society

Learn from Steve Haverty, a founding member of the Great Lakes Steamship Society, how the organization strives to preserve maritime heritage of the Great Lakes and focuses on its current project the JBFord.


Thursday, February 23 – Wildfire In A Wild Land

Kris Reichenbach of the US Forest Service will share photographs and information about the Pagami Creek Wildfire that burned more than 145 square miles of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.  Learn how the historic event was a natural occurrence and more about the role of fire in the boreal landscape.


LSMMA is a nonprofit organization established in 1973 to preserve the region’s maritime history.  It also helps support the Marine Museum at the Army Corps of Engineers’ Lake Superior Maritime Visitors Center.  The association sponsors maritime-related educational and promotional programs and assists in the maintenance and purchase of museum displays.  For more information, call LSMMA at 218 727-2497 or visit



Ellen Kramer, Executive Director

PO Box 177, Duluth, MN 55801

218 727-2497 -