Shay: Steam and Steel

  • Tue, January 18, 2022
  • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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The Harbor Springs Area Historical Society’s Program Coordinator Beth Wemigwase shares the story of Ephraim Shay during this roughly one hour lecture on Tuesday, January 18 at 7:00 pm. The presentation will include a look at Shay’s 50 foot steel yacht the “Aha,” his unique, stamped-steel home and the invention which made him famous, the Shay geared locomotive.

Wemigwase has been with the Historical Society for seven years, following her internship with the Mackinac State Historic Parks. Originally from Ohio, she received her Master’s in Historical Administration from Eastern Illinois University.



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