2022 Lecture Series

Admission: $10 | Seniors/Students with IDs: $5 | Members: FREE | 7 – 8:30pm

2022 North Point Lighthouse Museum Lecture Series Topics

Feb 9

Mike Lilek
Curator | Burnham Block
Frank Lloyd Wright’s “American Home”

Learn about Frank Lloyd Wright’s vision to shelter all in a beautiful and affordable home. Mike Lilek, Curator of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Burnham Block, will explore the fascinating origins of the six Wright-designed, American-System-Built Homes in Milwaukee.

Mar 9

Chris Koellner & Bill Pelky
DESCO (Diving Equipment & Supply Company)

Milwaukee-based company with 80+ years of producing diving equipment

April 13

Anna Lardinois

Author and Founder of Gothic Milwaukee

Shipwrecks of the Great Lakes: Submerged Stories from the Inland Seas

May 11

Adam Tindall-Schlicht

Director | Port Milwaukee

The Port of Milwaukee – past, present and future

June 8

Capt. Don Montoro

Prospective Sector Commander | U.S. Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan

U.S. Coast Guard – the history and current role of the USCG in Milwaukee and the Great Lakes

July 13

Paul Timm

Author

The Lady Elgin – the most tragic disaster on the Great Lakes

August 10

It’s Movie Night! – Popcorn, beer and a great film, “Ghost Ships of the Great Lakes” by National Geographic.

Sept 14

Todd Gordon

SS Christopher Columbus whaleback ship – a Great Lakes excursion liner in service from 1893 – 1933

Oct 12

Emilio De Torre

Executive Director | Milwaukee Turners

Milwaukee Turners – the principles and history spanning 167 years of civic service in Milwaukee

Nov 9

Alison Efford

Professor of 19th Century German History | Marquette University

Mathilde Annike – A German-born writer, publisher and activist who participated in the Revolution of 1848. She emigrated to Milwaukee where she campaigned to end slavery and enfranchise women.

2022 Series Sponsors:

Thank you to Daria Aitken Siegel & Emily Fulton of Shorewest Realtors, Northshore and Pamela Frautschi

2022 Series Beer Sponsor:

Thank you to Lakefront Brewery

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