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Big Lake Investigation Canoe Trip

August 24 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm

$30 – $35

                                                                      

Big Lake is a scenic lake that has an interesting murder mystery in its history. The 1920s brought people from diverse walks of life.  There were several summer estates, and some small cabins for summer rentals. Those who lived year round on the lake were caretakers for the wealthy estates, hunting and fishing guides, trappers, and some were moonshiners. One winter night guide and moonshiner, Mr. Powers was killed. Was it murder?  Was it self-defense?

Join Kay Krans, retired history teacher and a naturalist from the North Lakeland Discovery Center as we tour by canoe the important sites of this story.  Canoes, life preservers, and paddles are supplied by the NLDC. Bring a brown bag lunch.

Cost for Big Lake paddle: $35 ($30 members of the NLDC or MWHS)

Register at the North Lakeland Discovery Center 715 543-2085 or [email protected]

Details

Date:
August 24
Time:
9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Cost:
$30 – $35
Website:
discoverycenter.net

Venue

North Lakeland Discovery Center
14006 Discovery Lane
MANITOWISH WTRS, Wisconsin 54545
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Phone:
7155432085
Website:
https://discoverycenter.net/

Organizers

North Lakeland Discovery Center
Manitowish Waters Historical Society