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Catch The 17th Annual Wood Boats On The Wall & Inaugural Leelanau Maritime History Festival In Leland

Sept. 15, 2022

This Saturday Sept. 17, 10-3pm the Leelanau Historical Society Museum and Leland Michigan Chamber of Commerce invite locals and visitors to enjoy this year's Wood Boats on the Wall and its line-up of vintage wood boats on the docks behind the museum (203 E. Cedar. St., Leland).

In addition to strolling the banks of the Leland River exploring the annual classic wood boat show, the public can join Leelanau Historial Socienty in its inaugural year of Leelanau Maritime History Festival. Several vendors and maritime organizations will be set up on the back lawn of the museum on the Leland River, along with a food vendor and live music by Song of the Lakes

Among the many organizations and individuals who bring maritime history to life at this outdoor event: Maritime Heritage Alliance, Fox Island Lighthouse Association, Lake Leelanau Lake Association, Vintage Views Press, Author Kathy Firestone, Author & Shipwreck Hunter Ross Richardson, Traditional Kayak Building by Basile's Workshop. There is also free admission to the muesem during the festival.

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