Inland Seas

Over 2,150 individuals from 47 states and four countries are members of The Great Lakes Historical Society. Without a doubt, what brings this diverse group of individuals together is our award-winning quarterly journal, Inland Seas®. Published continuously since 1945, this historical journal brings to life many facets of Great Lakes history. From the Edmund Fitzgerald to recreational sailing, our writers depict events and experiences that capture the essence of Great Lakes history. Our writers also present their research in a narrative style that does not lose the reader in footnotes and arcane points of historical minutia.

Some titles recently published in Inland Seas®:

“My Life as a Great Lakes Meteorologist,” by William E. Kennedy

“Four Boats named Chippewa! A Pictorial History,” by Al Hart

“The Death of Lt. William S. Eveleth in Lake Michigan,” by Le Roy Barnett

“Cooper’s Ark: A Failed Effort of the War of 1812,” by Richard Palme

“The Last Lighthouse Keeper of Main Duck Island,” by Brian Johnso

“Saving the U.S. Life-Saving Station on Plum Island,” by Matt Foss

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Membership to The Great Lakes Historical Society includes a subscription to Inland Seas®. As a member, you can enjoy these and other stories that have captivated readers since 1945! Learn more about membership.

Inland Seas® archives are available on CD-ROM from the Museum Store! Currently, there are five decades available (1940s, 50s, 60s, 70s, and 80s), with the 1990s coming soon! Each CD-ROM covers one decade. For more information, visit the Museum Store.

Submitting Articles for Publication in Inland Seas®:

Articles, letters, pictures, and books relating to the history, geography, transportation, industry, people, and lifestyles of the Great Lakes region are cordially considered. All submitted articles are subject to review and acceptance for publication by the Editor. Photos/art carefully returned. Digital art may be submitted, 4″x6″, 300 dpi, TIF file. Call for access to our FTP site to upload images. To submit an article, or for more information, contact the Editor.

Editor, Inland Seas®
The Great Lakes Historical Society
480 Main St.
P.O. Box 435
Vermilion, OH 44089
Click to Send Email (editor @ inlandseas . org)


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