Canada 150: Ships and Shipwrecks!

Project Description

Celebrate Canada 150 with Historical Journeys at the Collingwood Public Library

Ships and Shipwrecks! with Cris Kohl and Joan Forsberg
Thursday, June 22 at 7:00 p.m. in the FreeSchools World Literacy Room

What’s the connection between 1867, the year of Canada’s birth, and shipwrecks
along the Georgian Bay coast? Discover the exciting true stories behind:

  • the most visited shipwreck in the Great Lakes
  • the shallow water ghost ship recently identified
  • the steamship which burned in 1867 and was rebuilt,
    but later became a major disaster in Georgian Bay
  • and more

Experience this multimedia presentation by maritime historians and underwater photographers Cris Kohl and Joan Forsberg.


Collingwood Public Library, Sainte Marie Street, Collingwood, ON

Project Goal

To enjoy stories of shipwrecks within the Great Lakes and other fascinating events!

Current and Needed Partners

Collingwood Public Library


This project hopes to engage: participants.

Date and Time

Start Date: 22/06/2017
End Date: 22/06/2017

Time of Day: 7:00pm


Project Contact: Dorothy
Telephone: 705-445-1571 ext. 6241
Website: Visit Canada 150: Ships and Shipwrecks! Website

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