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Mission Statement

The Mission of the S.S. City of Milwaukee - National Historic Landmark, Inc. is to hold in public trust, preserve and develop for its historical and educational values, the National Historic Landmark railroad car ferry S.S. City of Milwaukee. To this end, the organization will promote public access and collect, archive and exhibit material of historical and educational significance pertaining to the legacy of the Great Lakes railroad car ferries.

Description

The 360-foot long steamship City of Milwaukee is the last traditional Great Lakes railroad car ferry and was built in 1931. It is now a National Historic Landmark museum permanently moored on Manistee Lake and open to the public. The ship offers guided tours, museum exhibits, gift shop, shipboard bed & breakfast, special events, educational programs, restoration projects and the acclaimed "Ghost Ship" haunted house in October. Alongside the ship there is marina slips and shore-side lodging. The ship is part of a membership and volunteer based non-profit organization.

Website

http://www.carferry.com

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