This year’s theme is Lake Michigan scholarship. It is an eclectic offering of subjects with outstanding speakers. This all-star line-up is as follows:

Theodore Karamanski – Sailing America’s Inland Sea: Lake Michigan in the Age of Sail
Patrick Jung – Charting the Inland Seas: French Exploration and Mapping of Lake Michigan and the Great Lakes, 1534-1675.
Brendon Baillod – The Lady Elgin Disaster: Milwaukee’s Civil War Tragedy
Todd Gordon – The Eastland Story

Put this on your calendar. It will be a great day.