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“The Lake is the Boss” - Madeline Island Museum

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Name: “The Lake is the Boss” - Madeline Island Museum
Date: August 23, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM CDT
Event Description:

Free and Open to the Public; Presented in Association with Madeline Island Wilderness Preserve

Speaker: Bob Mackreth, author and retired Park Historian of the Apostle islands National Lakeshore.

A popular souvenir for tourists who visit Bayfield today is a tee-shirt emblazoned with the adage, “The Lake is the Boss.” Veteran fisherman Julian Nelson coined the phrase while recounting some of his adventures in a lifetime spent on Lake Superior.

Anyone who ventures onto the lake more than few times, by sailboat, powerboat, or kayak understands this truth. Join historian Bob Mackreth for a look at some memorable occasions when mortal men and women learned that Gitche Gummee always has the final word.

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Madeline Island Museum
226 Colonel Woods Avenue
La Pointe, WI, 54850
Date/Time Information:
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
7:00pm - 8:00pm
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Fees/Admission:
Free and Open to the Public
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