The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Belle Isle


Description
Creator:
Diane Bédard, Photographer
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
The Dossin Great Lakes Museum is located on Belle Isle, Detroit River and accessed from Detroit, Michigan. Earlier housed in a boat, this permanent building was opened on July 24, 1961. Noted exhibits include a large collection of model ships and the bow anchor of the SS Edmund Fitzgerald. (the Fitzgerald had lost the anchor in the Detroit River)
The pilot house of the SS William Clay Ford is built into the river side of the museum. The roof of the Ford pilot house includes the Detroit River Watch Webcam, an interactive webcam allowing remote users to watch the river traffic.
Date of Publication:
30 Oct 2010
Subject(s):
Corporate Name(s):
Dossin Great Lakes Museum
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.3344488668021 Longitude: -82.9853838069153
Creative Commons licence:
by-nc-nd [more details]
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Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Belle Isle
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Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Belle Isle


The Dossin Great Lakes Museum is located on Belle Isle, Detroit River and accessed from Detroit, Michigan. Earlier housed in a boat, this permanent building was opened on July 24, 1961. Noted exhibits include a large collection of model ships and the bow anchor of the SS Edmund Fitzgerald. (the Fitzgerald had lost the anchor in the Detroit River)
The pilot house of the SS William Clay Ford is built into the river side of the museum. The roof of the Ford pilot house includes the Detroit River Watch Webcam, an interactive webcam allowing remote users to watch the river traffic.