- Associated Press - Friday, November 6, 2015

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Several museums in Great Lakes states are holding events for the 40th anniversary of the Edmund Fitzgerald sinking.

The 729-foot iron ore carrier went down on Nov. 10, 1975, in Lake Superior. All 29 crew members died.

The Lansing State Journal reports ( https://on.lsj.com/1PSwMhT ) that the Michigan State University Museum has an exhibit called “Iron Hulls and Turbulent Waters.” Exhibits and events also are planned at other museums in the state and Toledo, Ohio.

The Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum in Whitefish Point hosts a memorial on Nov. 10 each year. The museum displays the bell of the wrecked ship. It will toll 29 times, once for each crew member and a 30th for all lost on the Great Lakes.

Events also will be held at museums in South Haven and Detroit.


Information from: Lansing State Journal, https://www.lansingstatejournal.com

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