Local 4 Meteorologist Paul Gross to speak on Great Lakes Storm of 1913
Local 4's Paul Gross will be speaking at the Dossin Great Lakes Museum on the Great Lakes Storm of 1913, which killed more than 250 people and destroyed a dozen ships.
The Great Lakes Storm of November 8-11, 1913 is notable for both loss of ships and loss of life. But where did that storm come from and how did such a large area get affected?
Paul Gross has long been intrigued by what was – for the Great Lakes region – a “perfect storm.”
Both Gross and now-retired Local 4 meteorologist Mal Sillars have researched what was behind the Great Storm of 1913, and now Gross will share their findings in this exclusive presentation.
The event is Oct. 6 as part of the Detroit Historical Society’s Dossin Maritime Group's annual Fair Winds Fall Gathering.
There will also be a raffle where the winner will receive a framed and signed limited edition print of the “S.S. North American at Mackinac Island” by local artist Paul LaMarre II.
Tickets for the event are $25 for Society/Dossin Maritime Group members and $30 for guests.
For more information or to reserve your spot for this event, call (313) 833-1262, or go to www.detroithistorical.org. Reservations after September 30 will be held at the door.