Posts Tagged ‘pennsylvania’

Great Lakes Beach Glass and Coastal Art Festival

Shop more than 80 coastal artists from across the United States and Canada. Plus, enjoy: Fun and informative lecture series Live music Wine tasting Collector area Bottle/shard ID exhibit Antique bottle collections Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. & Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  You can even take a bus from Cleveland.

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Hunting for shipwrecks in Presque Isle’s Misery Bay

After the Battle of Lake Erie in the War of 1812, sailors died and ships were scuttled in Misery Bay, a small inlet at Presque Isle, Pennsyvania. Now scientists and divers are scouring the Lake Erie bay for shipwrecks. The modern-day treasure hunt began in 2013, when a lifeguard spotted a debris field with two…

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See Lake Erie’s shipwrecks, from dry land

The tugboat Admiral set out from Cleveland on Dec. 2, 1942, towing the tanker barge Cleveco, with a million gallons of wartime fuel oil, on Lake Erie. A fierce winter gale sunk both ships off the Ohio coast, killing all of the Admiral’s crew of 14 and Cleveco’s crew of 18, and spilling all of…

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