REPLAY: Benzonia Academy Lecture: “Sailing a Dangerous Lake Michigan” Presented by Local Historian Tim Foster

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Replay: Benzonia Academy Lecture Series

“Sailing a Dangerous Lake Michigan”, Presented by Tim Foster 

Watch on YouTube by clicking on the following Link: 

https://youtu.be/iyIZBX07zKo

In this February 2022 lecture, local Benzie historian Tim Foster shares details about the design issues of the early Great Lakes car ferry fleet and the resulting improvements. The years covered are 1892- through the mid 1920s.

Tim Foster is a maritime history enthusiast who’s family history in Benzie Co. dates to 1927. He is a member of the board of directors of the Benzie Area Historical society and also The Society for the Preservation of the SS City of Milwaukee.