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ISBN:0738533149
Author: Michigan Maritime Museum
ISBN13: 978-0738533148
Title: Maritime South Haven 1900-1950 (MI) (Images of America)
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Language: English
Category: Americas
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (November 28, 2004)
Pages: 128

Maritime South Haven 1900-1950 (MI) (Images of America) by Michigan Maritime Museum



Maritime South Haven : 1900-1950. Part of the Images of America: Michigan Series). by Michigan Maritime Museum. The period between 1900 and 1950 was a time of great change for the small lakeside village of South Haven. During this pivotal era, the town was transformed from a rough commercial port into a beautiful tourist attraction.

The period between 1900 and 1950 was a time of great change for the small lakeside village of South Haven. Although South Haven is now entirely a recreational harbor, this compilation of archival photographs provides a glimpse of an earlier time when shipments of coal, stone, pig iron, paper pulp, and clay came to port instead of pleasure boaters.

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Michigan Maritime Museum. Maritime South Haven Close. 1 2 3 4 5. Want to Read. Are you sure you want to remove Maritime South Haven from your list? Maritime South Haven. Features photographs from the collection of Roy S. McCrimmon.

South Haven, Michigan. City in Michigan, United States. South Haven, Michigan. South Haven Lighthouse, seen in winter. The Michigan Maritime Museum also hosts an electrically powered river launch called the Lindy Lou. River launch boats were used in the 1890s to the 1930s to ferry passengers up the Black River to various resorts and parks. Michigan Maritime Museum (2004). Maritime South Haven: 1900-1950, p. 21. Arcadia Publishing. Berger, Todd R. (2010).

The Michigan Maritime Museum is dedicated to the preservation of Michigan Great Lakes and waterways maritime history and culture. This Great Lakes Museum collects objects related to the maritime history of the Great Lakes. Perfect for families and tourism in west Michigan and located in South Haven. 269) 637-8078 Museum (269) 637-9156 Library.

South Haven, MI is a relaxing, picturesque Midwestern beach town. The main drag is full of quaint shops and restaurants, the Michigan Maritime Museum and a world-famous lighthouse that has been in operation since 1903 as a guiding light to ships entering the Black River. More often than not, visitors plant themselves along the wide, beautiful sandy beach to bask in the sun and experience the waters of Lake Michigan.

Michigan - Van Buren County - South Haven. Significance: Typical of launch designs in the early twentieth century, this boat is unique in its construction technique using metal seamed planking over oak ribs and keel. The individual stamped planks are crimped over each other to forma watertight seal. It was powered by a 1 cylinder Palmer inboard engine.

The Maritime Museum was well worth a couple of hours. The main building holds exhibits on maritime history, particularly ship wrecks. Over the years there were an incredible number of wrecks on the lake and specifically around South Haven. Thankfully navigation and safety is much better these days or I am not sure I would get out on a boat. There is also a room dedicated to a Northwest DC-6 that crashed off South Haven in the 1950s into the lake and disappeared with all on board. There is a grisly exhibit of artifacts and clothing that washed ashore. Sights and Museums, Tours, Classes and Rentals, History Museum. Ranked in South Haven things to do. Popular with: .

The period between 1900 and 1950 was a time of great change for the small lakeside village of South Haven. During this pivotal era, the town was transformed from a rough commercial port into a beautiful tourist attraction. Although South Haven is now entirely a recreational harbor, this compilation of archival photographs provides a glimpse of an earlier time when shipments of coal, stone, pig iron, paper pulp, and clay came to port instead of pleasure boaters. Showcasing the remarkable photography of Roy S. McCrimmon, Maritime South Haven: 1900–1950 documents South Haven’s nautical heritage with images of large foreign freighters, hardy fish tugs, bustling passenger steamers, carefree pleasure cruisers, and sprightly sailboats.