The Story of Maritime Muskegon
The first book to document the maritime history of the port city Muskegon combining historical detail and good storytelling.
Songs of the Great Lakes Sailors
A collection of stories, lyrics, music and folklore centered on the Great Lakes.
Study of more than 270 wildflower species to be found in the states surrounding the western Great Lakes as well as southern Ontario.
Sailing Ships and the Lake Michigan Frontier
Schooner Passage is a history of some of the magnificent sailing vessels and their role in maritime trade along Lake Michigan.
A delightful story that illustrates the mail delivery system for Great Lakes freighters.
Printed Paper Cased
Native stories and writings by women pioneers, travelers, and working women from the Great Lakes.
The History of the Pittsburgh Steamship Company
Tin Stackers tells its story of the role of the U.S. Steel Corporation’s largest commercial fleet.
A Season Aboard Great Lakes Freighters
A firsthand account of life aboard the ships of the Great Lakes.
The Seasons of a Great Lake
Huron is pleasurable reading for any student of natural history or the Great Lakes region, or for anyone who has ever spent time at a summer cottage or wished to do so.
Prohibition on the Michigan-Ontario Waterway
In Rumrunning and the Roaring Twenties, Philip P. Mason provides a fascinating look at the excesses and failures of Prohibition in the United States, and specifically in Michigan.
Lighthouse of the Upper Great Lakes
The Northern Lights captures the beauty, history, and significance of lighthouses on the Great Lakes, and illuminates the rich maritime history of the region.
A Wheelsman’s Story
Fred Dutton’s fascinating account captures the flavor of working on Great Lakes ships in the early twentieth century.
Being Some Legends of Hungry Hollow
Robert Traver captures the genuine flavor of backwoods life in this story recounting the escapades of Danny and his four croonies.
An Environmental History
The Late, Great Lakes is a powerful indictment of man's carelessness, ignorance, and apathy toward the Great Lakes.
Yarns and Reminiscences of the Greatest Storm in Inland Navigation
Freshwater Fury is the first comprehensive history of the Great Storm.