There's no doubt that this area is chock full of historic sites. Some of them, however, you have to be not only determined, but underwater, in order to find.
Just ask Ross Richardson, who discovered a 150-year-old shipwreck recently in Lake Michigan, adding to this impressive list. Excerpt
: Ross Richardson set out to find one of the Great Lakes' noted shipwrecks.
For years he had searched for the elusive Westmoreland — a vessel that foundered near South Manitou Island in a Lake Michigan winter storm on Dec. 7, 1854.
"I didn't know if I was going to find it this year, next year, or never find it at all," said Richardson, who began his search in 2004.
His search is over.
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. Source: The Daily Citizen