Due to COVID-19 recommendations to limit social interaction, the
Elk Rapids Area Historical Society (ERAHS) History Museum
is closed to the public until further notice.

Our usual once-a-month (May through October) in-person programs have been expanded to ONLINE presentations three-times-a-month EVERY MONTH for as long as they are available to us from the Historical Society of Michigan.
September 8, 2021 (Wednesday) - 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Hear This Historical Lecture thru HISTORY HOUNDS Lecture Series, Presented by the Historical Society of Michigan for Elk Rapids Area Historical Society Members:
Lost on Lake Michigan:
 The Wreck of the SS Chicora
Presented by:
Robert Myers, Historical Society of Michigan

In January 1895, the new steamer Chicora of St. Joseph had already tied up for the winter. Then the Big Four Railroad called—would her owners send the Chicora to Milwaukee on a final voyage? Join us to learn of a fateful decision that doomed a ship and its crew.

*** Register by 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 7th ***

This free lecture is only available to ERAHS members through remote access. If you are not an ERAHS member but would like to become one, click here.
Our 2021 Program Sponsors: