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Hundreds of shipwreck artifacts to be on display for the first time in new Wisconsin Maritime Museum exhibit

By: Patti Zarling, Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter

MANITOWOC – Stormy seas left many pieces of history at the bottom of the Great Lakes in the form of hundreds of shipwrecks.

The Wisconsin Maritime Museum’s newest exhibit, “Wisconsin’s Shipwreck Coasts,” features more than 100 artifacts from Wisconsin shipwrecks dating back to the mid-1800s, including personal items, family heirlooms and cargo salvaged in the 1970s.

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