Holland Area Historical Society Program: Almost Home: The Phoenix Disaster of 1847

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Maas Center, Auditorium 264 Columbia Avenue, Holland, MI 49423-3616

 Join author, historian, and shipwreck hunter Craig Rich as he presents a multimedia history of this local Great Lakes tragedy.

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Research, Joint Archives, Public Events


The steamship Phoenix was lost on Lake Michigan on November 21, 1847, with a loss of nearly 250 Dutch immigrants, many of them related to local Hollanders.

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