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Lake Michigan shipwreck preservation: Romance! History! Bad Luck!

Lake Michigan shipwreck preservation: Romance! History! Bad Luck!

Visitors to Indiana's latest nature preserve will have to work a little harder than most sight-seers to take in the attraction.

November 18, 2013 9:00 am Photos

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Shipwreck site dedicated as state's first underwater preserve

Shipwreck site dedicated as state's first underwater preserve

CHESTERTON | Indiana officials dedicated the state's first ever underwater preserve at the Indiana Dunes State Park on Monday at the site of the shipwreck of the J.D. Marshall.

September 30, 2013 1:40 pm Video Photos

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Porter Co. shipwreck site approved as state's first underwater preserve

Porter Co. shipwreck site approved as state's first underwater preserve

The Natural Resource Commission on Tuesday approved the creation of the J.D. Marshall Preserve, a 100-acre shipwreck site just off of the Indiana Dunes State Park shoreline.

September 17, 2013 10:40 am Photos

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Porter Co. shipwreck site poised to be state's first underwater preserve

Porter Co. shipwreck site poised to be state's first underwater preserve

PORTAGE | The site of a 1911 shipwreck just off of what is now the Indiana Dunes State Park shoreline could become the state's first underwater preserve by month's end.

September 05, 2013 12:30 pm Photos

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J.D. Marshall lies just offshore of Indiana Dunes State Park

J.D. Marshall lies just offshore of Indiana Dunes State Park

CHESTERTON | Just off the shore of the Indiana Dunes State Park lies the J.D. Marshall, which sank during a squall 101 years ago.

April 15, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Indiana works to protect underwater treasures

Indiana works to protect underwater treasures

Under the sometimes murky waters of Lake Michigan lies a mostly unexplored layer of Northwest Indiana history.

April 15, 2012 12:00 am Related
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