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Sleeping Bear Point Coast Guard Station Maritime Museum

Sleeping Bear Point Coast Guard Station Maritime Museum

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

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Published by National Park Service, Dept. of the Interior in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sleeping Bear Point Coast Guard Station Maritime Museum,
  • Naval museums -- Michigan -- Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore,
  • Rescue work -- Michigan, Lake

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesSleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore
    ContributionsUnited States. National Park Service
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 sheet :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14428525M

    Sleeping Bear Point Coast Guard Station and Maritime Museum (middle section of the park), a former U.S. Life-Saving Station has authentically dressed workers who explain what maritime life was like back in the s. The exhibits contain antique boating equipment, photos, restored buildings from the era, and daily demonstrations of rescue.   Sleeping Bear Point Coast Guard Station Maritime Museum. What was once the original US Life-saving Station along the Sleeping Bear Dunes is Author: Evan Perry.

    This Sleeping Bear Dunes museum contains educational exhibits describing the history of Coast Guard and pre-Coast Guard life-saving operations near the Sleeping Bear Dunes.   The Sleeping Bear Point Maritime Museum is a restored U.S. Life-Saving Station, located a few miles south of the abandoned town of Glen Haven. The Life-Saving Station was built in and relocated in when shifting dunes started to bury it.

    Stroll north on the beach to the Sleeping Bear Point Coast Guard Station Maritime Museum. BIKE THE HERITAGE TRAIL Pedal this asphalt ribbon over 20 miles through the heart of the park from Empire. Other landmarks at Sleeping Bear Dunes include the U.S. Coast Guard Station Maritime Museum, Cannery Boathouse, the Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail, and more. Visitor Information Put together your travel itinerary for a visit to Michigan's northern region and be sure to include a day of fun at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.


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The Sleeping Bear Point Coast Guard Station Maritime Museum is located just west of Glen Haven. It is the original Sleeping Bear Point U.S. Life-Saving Station which was moved to its present location because the encroaching sand dunes were beginning to bury it in sand.

Exhibits cover the U.S. Life-Saving Service, the U.S. Coast Guard, and Great. The Sleeping Bear Point Life-Saving Station (now the Maritime Museum) was built in to house the crew and equipment which would be called upon to save the lives of passengers and crew of ships in distress in the Manitou U.S.

Life-Saving Service was merged with the Revenue Sleeping Bear Point Coast Guard Station Maritime Museum book Service in to create the U.S. Coast Guard. Restaurants near Sleeping Bear Point Maritime Museum: ( mi) Cherry Public House ( mi) Blu ( mi) Leelanau Coffee Roasting Co.

( mi) Art's Tavern ( mi) Good Harbor Grill; View all restaurants near Sleeping Bear Point Maritime Museum on Tripadvisor/5(69). To the west along the waterfront, Sleeping Bear Dunes Rd terminates in front of the former U.S.

Coast Guard Life Saving Station, now restored as the Sleeping Bear Point Coast Guard Station Maritime Museum. The exhibits focus on the U.S.

Life-Saving Service, the U.S. Coast Guard, and Great Lakes shipping history. In the summer, demonstrations County: Leelanau. Enjoy your experience at Sleeping Bear Point Coast Guard Station Maritime Museum. Traverse City, miles ( kilometers) outside of the capital of the state, Lansing, is where you'll find it.

Accommodation options are a bit thin in the immediate vicinity of Sleeping Bear Point Coast Guard Station Maritime Museum, but you'll find 2 candidates. Sleeping Bear Point Maritime Museum, Glen Arbor, Michigan.

12 likes were here. Museum/5(). Sleeping Bear Point Coast Guard Station Maritime Museum - mi / km; Empire Bluff Trail - mi / km; Lime Lake - mi / 18 km; Bright Lake - mi / km; Platte Lake - mi / km; Little Traverse Lake - mi / km; More about the area/10(62).

Sleeping Bear Point Maritime Museum: Visit the US Coast Guard Maritime Museum. - See 69 traveler reviews, 87 candid photos, and great deals for Glen Arbor, MI, at Tripadvisor.5/5(69). View deals for The Cottonwood Inn B&B.

Sleeping Bear Dunes Park Visitor Center is minutes away. Breakfast, WiFi, and parking are free at this B&B. Sleeping Bear Point Coast Guard Station Maritime Museum - mi / 13 km; Platte Lake - mi / km; Mistwood Golf Course - mi / km Book this property and collect stamps after 9/10(6). The Sleeping Bear Point Life Saving Station, also known as the Glen Haven Coast Guard Station, is a Coast Guard station located near Glen Haven, is significant as a nearly intact version of what was, when built, a prototype architectural design.

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places inand is now the Sleeping Bear Point Coast Guard Station Maritime Museum Nearest city: Glen Haven, Michigan.

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Find cheap deals and discount rates among them that best fit. But this trek is not nearly as long or strenuous for young children as the trail from the Dune Climb. And when combined with a visit to the park's Sleeping Bear Point Coast Guard Station Maritime Museum and a dip in the cooling waters of Lake Michigan after the hike, I can't think of a better way for a family to spend an afternoon in the park.

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Rent a whole home for your next weekend or holiday. Location: Drive to Glen Haven and follow the road to the another half mile and arrive at the Maritime Museum parking lot. Parking Lot: There is a large paved parking lot with cement sidewalks to the Museum, Boathouse, and restroom.

Restrooms: A modern accessible restroom is located near the parking lot. Water: Drinking water is available at the restroom. Then hit the Sleeping Bear Point Coast Guard Station Maritime Museum, a timber-framed building where stories of the national park itself are told.

Something more celestial awaits at the Lanphier Observatory, meanwhile, which has huge telescopes to reveal the stars above Leelanau. If you go just west of Glen Haven you will find yourself at the Sleeping Bear Point Coast Guard Station Maritime Museum.

It recently moved to this location because the sand dunes were close to enclosing it in the sand. The Maritime Museum’s Schedule. Located just west of Glen Haven in the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, this is a restored lifesaving station where visitors can see how the gallant men of the U.S.

Life Saving Service risked their lives to rescue shipwreck victims on the stormy Leelanau coast. The museum includes displays about the history of the Life Saving Service and daily life at an isolated rescue station, and Location: Sleeping Bear Dunes Rd, Glen Arbor,MI. Sleeping Bear Point Maritime Museum.

Front Street, Empire, MI Website; Email; Phone: () ; Fax: () ; Description. The maritime museum is a Coast Guard Station restored to its appearance in days past when it played a vital role in saving the lives of mariners on Lake Michigan.

The Maritime Museum displays. Sleeping Bear Point. The point and its Coast Guard station lies west of the historic village of Glen Haven with its general store, maritime museum (open seasonally), cannery, blacksmith shop.

Glen Haven General Store/DH Day Museum on SR is also reminiscent of the s. The Maritime Museum at the Sleeping Bear Point Coast Guard Station, 1 mile west of Glen Haven, has displays depicting the maritime history of the area, including Great Lakes shipping, the U.S.

Coast Guard and the U.S. Life-Saving Service.Sleeping Bear Point Coast Guard Station Maritime Museum: min drive, mi/ km Bright Lake: min drive, mi/ km Lime Lake: min drive, Location: Empire,MI.The Sleeping Bear Point Life-saving Station/Coast Guard Station is now a Maritime Museum, where you can learn about the history of the men who served here and how they saved the lives of those in danger due to shipwrecks along the Lake Michigan coast.