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Happy Holidays!














The S.S. City of Milwaukee is open for guided tours, overnight lodging and event rentals!  Plus, our U.S. Coast Guard Acacia self-guided tours are back!  Make one stop, see two historic ships!
(closed for season)

And every October, the S.S. City of Milwaukee transforms into


http://www.manisteesghostship.com
Manistee'sGhost Ship 






2017 Historic Tour Schedule 


On Saturday September 9, Ghostship sponsored popcorn for the 7:30 showing of It at The Vogue Theatre.
Look at our beautiful logo displayed on the big screen!














 

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ACACIA NEWS


USCGC Acacia installing lines summer 2017


 


Bed & Breakfast



History Corner



November 11, 1978-City of Milwaukee steamed to Elberta to begin working on the Ann Arbor route.
November 22, 1978-The City of Milwaukee was chartered to the Ann Arbor Railroad Co. and started the Frankfort, MI -Kewaunee, WI service.




Muskegon Chronicle, "A special train brought several hundred business executives, public officials and railroad men [from] Wisconsin, Illinois and Michigan to [the Manitowoc Shipbuilding yards] to witness the launching...Following the launching, the Manitowoc Shipbuilding corporation was host to 300 guests at luncheon in the Hotel Manitowoc.  The 'City of Milwaukee' will make daily round trips between Milwaukee and Grand Haven until spring when its Michigan port will be Muskegon where a new carferry terminal and harbor developments are being completed."
 

S.S. City of Milwaukee - National Historic Landmark



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    S.S. City of Milwaukee and USCGC Acacia!