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2020 Lecture Series - "Michigan's Haunted Lighthouses"

Sunday, February 23, 2020
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm (Expired)
Gilmore Car Museum
6865 W Hickory Rd
Hickory Corners, MI 49060
Cost: $5.00 per person
Contact & More Info
Contact: Fred Colgren, Director of Education
Email: education@gilmorecarmuseum.org
Phone: (269) 953-9021

TODAY'S LECTURE:

"Michigan's Haunted Lighthouses" by Dianna Stampfler, Founder of Promote Michigan

What is it about lighthouses that attract ghostly spirits? Maybe it’s simply a passion that will not go away. Lighthouse keepers were known to be extremely dedicated to their profession and it seems that many were never able to give it up — even after death. More than 30 lights in Michigan are rumored to be haunted. From the smell of cigar smoke at Seul Choix Point Light to the mysterious housekeeping at White River Light Station and the antics at Waugoshance Shoal, these stories will entertain all ages. This popular program is coming from the pages of “Michigan’s Haunted Lighthouses” —  a book by Dianna Stampfler, published in spring 2019 by The History Press. Read the Table of Contents for the list of featured lighthouses.  

Dianna Stampfler has been writing professionally since her junior year at Plainwell High School, when she was also a reporter for a local weekly newspaper. She went on to graduate from Western Michigan University with a dual major in English with Emphasis in Community Journalism and Communications with an Emphasis in Broadcasting. In 1997, Dianna began working in Michigan's tourism industry, promoting destinations within a 41-county region at the West Michigan Tourist Association. In 2004, she launched Promote Michigan, a public relations consulting company specializing in the hospitality, tourism, agriculture, culinary, natural resources, recreation, history and culture industries around her home state.


The Gilmore Car Museum’s annual Winter Lecture Series is highly anticipated every year! Every Sunday afternoon at 3 pm January through April visitors can enjoy a different guest presenter speaking on a variety of intriguing topics. Admission to each lecture FREE for members, included in general admission and is just $5/person if you're only coming to take in the Lecture!

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