The 1,000-Mile Great Lakes Adventures

Sunday, October 2, 2016

National Museum of the Great Lakes

Loreen Niewenhuis is an author, adventurer, and Great Lakes speaker. She has completed a trilogy of 1,000-mile adventures exploring the Great Lakes and has written three books about the Great Lakes [A 1,000-Mile Walk on the Beach *a Heartland Indie Bestseller*A 1,000-Mile Great Lakes Walk *winner of the Great Lakes Great Reads Award*, and A 1,000-Mile Great Lakes Island Adventure]. To learn more about her work, or to book her as a speaker, go to http://LakeTrek.com


I was thrilled to speak at the National Museum of the Great Lakes in Toledo. 





Wonderful displays fill the museum


Life-saving boat from Kelleys Island


Lens from a lighthouse



Items from Great Lakes cruise ships 



Steam engine model




Wooden frame from the Niagara -- a ship that fought in the Battle of Lake Erie, 1813




This freighter is part of the museum!


The museum is on the banks of the Maumee River in Toledo

They have a series of speakers come to talk about our Great Lakes. 


Great audience for my Great Lakes ISLANDS talk


Night on the Maumee River


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