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Discovering the Histories of Spider and Island Lakes by Pontoon Boat

July 15 @ 9:00 am - 1:30 pm

$55 – $60

Thursday: 8:30 – 11 am or 11:30 am – 2:00 pm

Join Manitowish Waters Historical Society historian Jim Bokern on a two-hour pontoon tour of Spider and Island lakes, which will depart from the Blue Bayou. Discover the Indigenous People cultural networks, logging camps, railroad landing, Ojibwa sugar bush, ricing areas, mysteries, unique residents, homesteads, early resorts and businesses. While traveling along the shores of Island and Spider lakes, participants will view many unique historic sites that will be supplemented with historic images and documents.

Space is limited, so please register early; $60 ($55 for members of the NLDC or MWHS). Register at the North Lakeland Discovery Center (www.discoverycenter.net). For more information, contact the NLDC (715-543-2085 or at [email protected]).

Registered participants should meet at the Blue Bayou Inn.


July 15
9:00 am - 1:30 pm
$55 – $60


Blue Bayou
5547 Highway 51
Manitowish Waters, wi 54545


Manitowish Waters Historical Society
North Lakeland Discovery Center