Door Peninsula [Wisconsin] Shipwrecks (Images of America Series)

By: Van Harpen, Jon Paul

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New paperback book copy of Door Peninsula [Wisconsin] Shipwrecks by Jon Paul Van Harpen. Images of America series. From the book cover: Door County [Wisconsin] is the final resting place of many shipwrecks, from the first Euro American ships to sail the western Great Lakes, LaSalle?s fabled Griffin that lest Washington Island in 1679 never to be heard from again, to modern day pleasure crafts that find the shallow inlets and bays hard to navigate. Door Peninsula Shipwrecks takes the reader on a photographic journey around the peninsula and back to a time of wooden ships and iron men. From Sturgeon Bay to the east coast of the peninsula to the northern islands and Green Bay, the journey encompasses early wooden sail craft to steel steamers, the brave sailors who sailed the treacherous waters, and the heroic lifesavers who rescued them. The Images of America Series celebrates the history of neighborhoods, towns, and cities across the country. Using archival photographs, each title presents the distinctive stories from the past that shape the character of the community today. Arcadia Publishing, Charleston SC, 2006. 128 pages, 6.5 x 9.25 inches, 24 cm. Current list price 21.99.Always! Free Standard Shipping in USA!


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Door County is the final resting place of many shipwrecks, from the first Euro American ship to sail the western Great Lakes, LaSalle s fabled Griffin that left Washington Island in 1679 never to be heard of again, to modern-day pleasure crafts that find the shallow inlets and bays hard to navigate. Door Peninsula Shipwrecks takes the reader on a photographic journey around the peninsula and back to a time of wooden ships and iron men. From Sturgeon Bay to the east coast of the peninsula to the northern islands and Green Bay, the journey encompasses early wooden sail craft to steel steamers, the brave sailors who sailed the treacherous waters, and the heroic lifesavers who rescued them."

Title: Door Peninsula [Wisconsin] Shipwrecks (Images of America Series)

Author/Composer: Van Harpen, Jon Paul

Categories: History American Midwest,

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing: 2006-05-08

ISBN Number: 0738540145

ISBN Number 13: 9780738540146

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Paperback

Seller ID: 010732

Keywords: Jon Paul Van Harpen, Wisonsin History, Door County Wisconsin, Shipwrecks Door Peninsula, Shipping History, American Midwest History, American History, Arcadia Publishing Images of America Series, 0738540145 9780738540146,