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Muskegon Lake History & Restoration Boat Tour

September 8, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

The Lakeshore Museum Center is partnering with Grand Valley State University’s Annis W.G. JacksonWater Resources Institute (AWRI) to present a unique boat tour of Muskegon Lake. This tour, aboard the W.G Jackson, will highlight several sites around Muskegon Lake including Ruddiman Creek, the former grounds of the Lakey foundry, the  MERES preserve, and the former site of Pigeon Hill. At each stop AWRI will discuss the work they are doing to help  restore the lake, and the museum will talk about the historical use of the shoreline.

This tour will last approximately two hours, and participants must be able to stand for the duration. The price is $10 per person and this tour is intended for adults and children 7 or older.

Can’t make the date? Visit the Lakeshore Museum Center and see the Shifting Shoreline exhibit for information on this topic.  This program is nearly full, please call the museum at 231-722-0278 to register or be placed on our waiting list.


September 8, 2016
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Annis Water Resources Institute
740 West Shoreline Drive.
Muskegon, MI 49441
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