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Date: Thursday Feb 7, 2019, 6:30pm

Presenter: Richard Bennett
Topic: The Sunken Treasure of Poverty Island
Location – Dewey's 6th & Main Downtown Racine
2nd Floor - Elevator Available

Back by popular demand, author and award winning diver Richard Bennett will search Civil War history for clues to where the sunken treasure of Poverty Island may have been hidden since 1864. Bennett takes you back in time to the very start of legendary gold chests, as they traveled from Europe to upper Lake Michigan waters and then disappeared. Bennett has been seeking the elusive treasure for more than five decades. His presentation draws on years of research and actual underwater searches for the elusive chests of gold. The last estimate of value was $300,000,000. Come and be amazed with this very intriguing topic.



Nov 8, 2018, 2018 Education Night

Todd Gordon - The Eastland Disaster

Sep 20, 2018, 2018 Education Night

Ron Luttrell - The Fish Tug Palmer

May 10, 2018, 2018 Education Night

Joe Kutchera - Faces of a Fish Empire

February 8, 2018 Education Night

Dan Seavey - Great Lakes Pirate

November 16, 2017 Education Night

The Raising of the Alvin Clark; Narrated by Richard T. Bennet

September 14, 2017 Education Night

David HB Drake performs: A Sailors Songbag - Songs of the Great Lakes, Rivers, and Saltwater

May 23, 2017 Education Night

The Tragedy of the Car Ferry Milwaukee by Beth Fernandez