Wisconsin's Great Lakes Shipwrecks

By Wisconsin Historical Society

Hardcover: $19.95

ISBN: 978-0-87020-371-8

CD-ROM, Minimum Requirements Windows 98se, 2000, XP CPU Pentium III, 400 MHz, 128MB System RAM, Sound Card, monitor capable of displaying 1024 x 768, Quicktime(tm) 6.5 or later

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Explore the exciting history of Wisconsin's Great Lakes with this interactive multimedia CD-ROM. As users listen to fascinating narratives and view historic photos that unlock the secrets to many of Wisconsin's historic shipwrecks, they'll uncover the critical role schooners and steamers played in the state's economic and social development. Exciting videos detail the unfortunate events that led to the demise of many of the state's great schooners and steamers. Featuring interactive maps and games, this program not only explores the history of Great Lakes shipwrecks, but also examines the tools underwater archaeologists use to uncover the secrets and preserve the artifacts of this piece of Wisconsin's history. A fun and exciting learning tool for underwater enthusiasts of all ages.

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