Michigan Maritime Museum to host presentation on Great Lakes logging history

By Van Buren
March 7, 2024
Category: Forest History & Archives
Region: United States, US East

Coming up this month at the Michigan Maritime Museum in South Haven will be a presentation on the history of the region’s logging industry. Museum Education Director Ashley Deming tells us “Rivers, Lakes, and Lumber: Michigan’s White Pine Lumber Industry and its Waterways” is the next installment of the Working Waterfront Lecture Series. The guest speaker will be environmental historian Rob Burg. “We’re really excited to have him here talking about all of his research related to Michigan’s white pine lumber industry and their relationship to the water that that industry really relied on,” Deming said.”It’s going to be a fascinating presentation about the industry’s growth and bust.” …Burg’s presentation will be on March 20 at 6:30 p.m. at the Michigan Maritime Museum.

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