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Lake Erie Shipwrecks

The Friends of Stone Laboratory and the Ohio Sea Grant College Program
Present the Third Annual Winter Program and Reception 2001

Feature Presentation:
"Exploring Ohio's Maritime History through Lake Erie Shipwrecks"
by Dr. Charles E. Herdendorf

Thursday, March 1, 2001
7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Fawcett Center, Ohio State University Columbus Campus
2400 Olentangy River Road (free parking available)

Did you know that Lake Erie is the final resting-place for over 1,500 vessels? Come learn about the rich history that lies submerged beneath the waters of Lake Erie, exciting developments at the Lake Erie Shipwreck Center in Vermilion, and educational opportunities at Stone Laboratory on Gibraltar Island, Put-in-Bay, Ohio. Make your plans now to attend this fun and informative event!

Dr. Herdendorf is Professor Emeritus at The Ohio State University. He was a past director of Stone Laboratory, Center for Lake Erie Area Research (CLEAR), and Ohio Sea Grant. Since his retirement, he has been actively involved in the research associated with the discovery and recovery of artifacts from the wreck of the famous gold ship, S.S. Central America. He has actively been documenting the location and history of shipwrecks in Lake Erie. He has personally scuba dived and inspected many of the shipwrecks.

This Event is Free and Open to the Public.

Refreshments will be provided (cash bar available in the Fawcett Center restaurant).
Please RSVP (not required, but will help us in planning) by calling the Ohio Sea Grant office
at 614.292.8949 or e-mail to cordi.2@osu.edu by February 26th.


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